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  1. Bishop Okafor: Catholic Church declares 30 days mourningRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- THE Catholic Diocese of Awka has declared 30 days of prayer for the late Emeritus Bishop of the Diocese, Most Rev Simon Okafor who died on August 29, 2014 at the age of 79 years.

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  2. Ex-NFL Player Helps Athletes Beat 'Cycle of Financial Failure'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | On Wall Street

    ... can help bring the right clients through your door. My grandfather was a bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and we followed him to Atlanta from Pine Bluff, Ark. where I was born. I graduated from Georgia Tech, where I was a pre-med ...

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  3. Robin Williams' suicide - what did he believe of death and the afterlife?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... the afterlife and the spiritual consequences of his desperate action? Robin Williams was a member of the Episcopal Church . Williams' father was Episcopalian. The Episcopal Church does not believe suicide is a sin. His mother was a devout Christian ...

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  4. 140 years at St. James AMERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Erie Times News

    You cannot begin to tell the story of St. James AME Church without mentioning the person from whom the very birth of the African Methodist Episcopal Church sprouted its initial roots.

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  5. It's Anti-Semites Who Cause Anti-Semitism, Not JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... violence in the world and the events taking place in Israel/Palestine and Gaza." Shipman, who heads The Episcopal Church at Yale recently hosted a "Stand with Gaza" event, and whose website speaks of Occupied Jerusalem says that until the Jewish ...

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  6. Number of women as clergy jumps for some denominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Statistics were not available on the percent who serve in the lead role at their churches. In the Episcopal Church, 48 percent of newly ordained clergy are women, according to a 2012 report by Church Pension Group. But employment among the newly ...

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  7. Suds, faith found at California laundromatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Bennington Banner

    ... to heroin and living in his car. At his lowest point, he said, he started attending services at his local Episcopal church. "I'm not wealthy but I have the gift of time and a heart for it, so this fits," Kassoff said. Flory said that's why the ...

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  8. Rapidly growing Laundry Love charity brings suds, faith to the laundromat to help homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Brandon Sun

    ... to heroin and living in his car. At his lowest point, he said, he started attending services at his local Episcopal church. "I'm not wealthy but I have the gift of time and a heart for it, so this fits," Kassoff said. Flory said that's why the ...

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  9. Rapidly growing Laundry Love charity brings suds, faith to the laundromat to help US homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... to heroin and living in his car. At his lowest point, he said, he started attending services at his local Episcopal church. "I'm not wealthy but I have the gift of time and a heart for it, so this fits," Kassoff said. Flory said that's why the ...

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  10. Jubilee Conference Organisers Deny Political FavouritismRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | In-depth Africa

    We wish to express surprise and regret at a report on the Zambian Watchdog entitled VJ AND OTHERS CONNED TO ENDORSE MULENGA SATA PRESIDENCY and alleging that the Jubilee Conference being held on Friday 5th September 2014, is designed to prop up Mulenga Sata's presidential ambitions.

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  11. Local churches work to stop Ebola spreadRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Disaster News Network

    ... to combat this fear with accurate information and support for basic needs." Local development staff of the Episcopal Church of Liberia are working with government health staff in Bong County to distribute food items such as rice, cooking oil and ...

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  12. Aug 28, 1774: St. Elizabeth Seton born in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    On this day in 1774, Elizabeth Ann Bayley is born in New York City. She went on to found the first Catholic school and the first female apostolic community in the United States.

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  13. FOCUS: A Potpourri -- LIncoln's Bishop / A Most Imperfect Union / Contested FrontiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Steve Goddard's History Wire

    Lincoln's Bishop -- A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors by Gustav Niebuhr, HarperOne '14, $26.99, 210 pages, ASIN #0062097687.

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  14. Rev. Edgar Taylor is new head of school at Trinity Episcopal in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Times-Picayune

    ... receiving his Master in Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary and becoming an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church, he spent 17 years at Wooster School, a prekindergarten through 12th grade college preparatory school of 380 students in ...

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  15. Ordination Liturgy today in GaylordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Northern Michigan News

    The 66,000 Catholics living in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula will again have a bishop at the helm of the Diocese of Gaylord.

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  16. Local Churches Empower Communities with Knowledge and Equipment to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | PRWeb

    ... to combat this fear with accurate information and support for basic needs." Local development staff of the Episcopal Church of Liberia are working with government health staff in Bong County to distribute food items such as rice, cooking oil and ...

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  17. Italian bishops' leader says Church should welcome 'unconventional couples' to sacramentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Catholic World News

    The secretary-general of the Italian bishops' conference has said that the Church must make efforts to welcome "unconventional couples."

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  18. New Diocesan Bishop named for the Diocese of ToledoNew Diocesan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | News Herald

    Pope Francis names the Most Rev. Daniel E. Thomas as the eighth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo.

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  19. Bradford's Area Bishop says questions must continue to be asked about ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    BRADFORD'S new Area Bishop Toby Howarth has backed his boss's criticism of the Government appearing to have no "coherent or comprehensive approach" to tackling the rise of Islamic extremism.

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  20. Bishop Gayle Harris to Visit St. Paul's Sept. 7Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | HCAM News

    The Rt. Reverend Gayle E. Harris, Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, will be visiting St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 61 Wood Street in Hopkinton on September 7. During her visitation Bishop Harris will be the principal celebrant at the 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist service, and will meet with the congregation at a lunch ... (more)

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