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  1. Black churches are no longer ground zero for civil rights activismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Religion News Service

    ... In a statement responding to the "Black Lives Matter" campaign, young adults of the African Methodist Episcopal Church urged its members to "find ways to connect with young adults who are not in our churches" and address their needs. "Let us not ...

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  2. Return To Church Roots With Woman BishopBy Candida MossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Beast

    Women played a much larger role in the early Christian church than most people realize. The new Bishop of Stockport recalls the old traditions.

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  3. Time to EnjoyRead the original story

    Thursday | Guide To Retirement LIving

    ... several years before returning to graduate school. He currently serves on the clergy staff at St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Reston. The Johnsons learned a valuable lesson from the two very different retirement paths taken by their own parents. ...

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  4. Archbishop of Wales: The 'revolutionary' nature of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcNetwork

    The Welsh Anglican leader argues that both the church and Government face a challenge of caring for the poor in an era of austerity Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan has described his hope that the "revolutionary" nature of the Christmas message will be heard this year as services are held against a backdrop of continuing austerity and dependence on food banks. The leader of the Church in Wales said both churches and Government faced the challenge of caring for the poor at a time when many families have turned to charity to put food on the table.

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  5. Start-up Episcopal Church formed in Mount PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Moultrie News

    Members of the East Cooper Episcopal Church after being welcomed as a new church at the Convention of the Episcopal Church in South Carolina.

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  6. Fr. John Owusu-Acheaw Installed Parish Priest of St. Ambrose .Read the original story

    Thursday | GhanaWeb

    The St. Ambrose Catholic Church was the scene of a colorful installation ceremony for Fr. John Owusu-Acheaw, CSSp on Sunday, December 14, 2014.

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  7. St. Mary's Church marks 160th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jersey Journal

    Worshipers pack St. Mary's Church in Jersey City on Sunday to celebrate its 160th anniversary. At right, Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Coadjutor Archbishop of Newark, says the Eucharistic Prayer.

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  8. Church of England appoints first female bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jamaica Observer

    ... to supporters of gay marriage, has long been divided on the role of women in church leadership. The Episcopal Church in the United States was the first member to have a woman serve as bishop and is now led by a woman. The Church of England's ...

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  9. Grace Episcopal Church supports the Santa FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | UnionLeader.com

    Grace Episcopal Church is inviting the public to enjoy the carols and lessons that inform and celebrate Christmas.

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  10. Rosie takes on episcopal roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cravenherald.co.uk

    IS this the country's youngest bishop? Five year-old Rosie Wilson, of Selside, became a Bairn Bishop at the Evening Prayer service at Horton-in- Ribblesdale Church - and, last week, handed out gold coins to all the children in Horton School. Bairn, or more usually boy, bishops were elected to rule from the Feast of St Nicholas on December 6 until Childermass on the 28th.

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  11. England church names first female bishopRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Telegraph

    ... the broader Anglican Communion, which claims about 80 million followers around the world. It includes the Episcopal Church in the US, in which women have served as bishops for years. "This moment is significant, but it is not simply a gesture. I'm ...

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  12. Saginaw church gets financial freedom for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WJRT

    ... be your building," Ousley said. The Burtons entered into a $125,000 land contract to buy the former Calvary Episcopal Church in 2010. "They were so gracious so loving, they worked with us, they wanted you know, us to succeed," Burton said. Ousley ...

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  13. York Minster to host historic consecration of England's first woman bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | York Press

    THE Church of England's first woman bishop will be consecrated in a historic service at York Minster next month. The Rev Libby Lane, currently Vicar of St Peter's, Hale, and St Elizabeth's, Ashley, has today been named as Bishop of Stockport.

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  14. Head of Irish Catholic Church offers resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Irish World Newspaper

    In a statement, the Catholic Primate said that his coadjutor Archbishop Eamon Martin would take his place as the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland when his resignation was accepted by Pope Francis. Cardinal Brady, who turns 75 tomorrow, said in the statement: "Last month I offered my resignation to Pope Francis in accordance with the requirement of Canon Law.

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  15. Pope Francis played key role in restoring U.S.-Cuba tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Religion News Service

    WASHINGTON A personal appeal by Pope Francis played a key role in finalizing a deal to open relations between the United States and Cuba for the first time in 53 years. The pope wrote a personal letter to President Obama this fall - something he'd never done before - and a separate letter to Cuban President Raul Castro.

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  16. Church of England appoints first female bishop - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... to supporters of gay marriage, has long been divided on the role of women in church leadership. The Episcopal Church in the United States was the first member to have a woman serve as bishop and is now led by a woman. The Church of England's ...

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  17. First woman bishop named for Church of EnglandRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KBMT

    ... lists church districts that have women bishops including New Zealand and Polynesia, Australia, Canada, the Episcopal Church, Cuba, Southern Africa, Ireland and South India.

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  18. Durham-trained Rev Libby Lane makes history as Church of England's first female bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Northern Echo

    A WOMAN who trained for the priesthood in the North-East has made history by being appointed the Church of England's first female bishop. Durham University graduate The Rev Libby Lane has been appointed the new Bishop of Stockport and will be consecrated in a ceremony at York Minster on January 26. She has since served a number of parish and chaplaincy roles in dioceses including York and has for the past eight years served as vicar of St Peter's, Hale, Greater Manchester, and St Elizabeth's, Ashley, Cheshire.

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  19. VIDEO: Hale vicar is England's first woman bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Messenger Newspapers

    The Rev Lane, who is vicar at St Peter's Church. will take up her post as Bishop of Stockport early in the New Year.

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  20. First Female Bishop Appointed In EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBNS

    ... elicals to supporters of gay marriage, has long been divided on the role of women in church leadership. The Episcopal Church in the Unites States was the first member to have a woman serve as bishop and is now led by a woman.

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