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  1. CDC, Religious Groups Calm Fears, Provide Supplies to Fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... relate to what many Liberian families in Dallas must have felt during and after the Ebola case. St. David's Episcopal Church plans to send a 20-foot shipping container full of supplies that are most needed in Liberia, such as bleach, Gatorade, hand ...

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  2. Mass "Get Out the Vote" meeting is setRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    ... Rev. Teresa Snorton, presiding bishop of the 5th Episcopal District of Alabama of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be the keynote speaker. All candidates present will be recognized. The purpose of the mass meeting are to motivate ...

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  3. Vatican reorganizes Montecassino, mother abbey of the BenedictinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Montecassino, Italy, Oct 24, 2014 / 12:36 am .- Pope Francis on Thursday appointed a new Abbot of Montecassino the first monastery built by St. Benedict and at the same time reduced the territory for which the new abbot is responsible. "The Monastic Community warmly welcomes Father Donato Ogliari as 192nd Ordinary Abbot of the territorial Abbey of Montecassino," the abbey posted on Twitter Oct. 23. Abbot Ogliari, O.S.B., who is 57, was professed as a member of the Consolata Missionaries in 1978, and ordained a priest of that institute in 1982.

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  4. Camano's full-time vicar brings new energy to St. Aiden Episcopal ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | HeraldNet

    In the Episcopalian Christian tradition, a vicar is part of the community, often living near the church and providing 24/7 support for the congregation and others. But St. Aidan Episcopal Church has never had a full-time vicar.

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  5. Author John Shelby Spong Returns to Trinity UCCRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | WauwatosaNOW.com

    Renowned Author John Shelby Spong Returns to Trinity UCC Brookfield, WI John Shelby Spong, prolific author and theologian will return to Trinity United Church of Christ on Sunday, October 26 to preach at the 10:00 a.m. service. Spong is a retired bishop of the Episcopal Church Diocese of Newark, New Jersey and, in addition to being an author, is a liberal Christian theologian and religious commentator known worldwide for his progressive and insightful approach to Christianity. 2 comments

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    Oct 23, 2014 | Iobserve

    Story and photos by Rebecca Drake SPRINGFIELD - The promise of jobs and a remedy for a sick economy are the enticements offered by companies and local leaders who want But a gathering of about 30 local clergy and lay leaders today presented a litany of statistics suggesting that a casino would instead take away jobs, hurt or close Springfield businesses, harm the moral fabric of the community and prey upon the poor. At the Faith for Casino Repeal Interfaith Rally this afternoon at the Greek Cultural Center on St. George Road, here, six clergy members and a lay representative of the Springfield Diocese presented concise statements to an audience of media representatives and interested residents of Springfield and surrounding communities.

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  7. Staying aliveRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | ELCA.org

    For generations ELCA members have thought of seminary education this way: A Lutheran student prepares for Lutheran ministry at a Lutheran congregation. But the mission for today's seminaries is more complex.

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  8. Clinton author draws on power of religious iconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... hear." Green will be reading from her book from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church at 5217 Honeymoon Bay Road in Freeland. According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Icons (from the Greek eikones ) are ...

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  9. Striking Professors At General Theological Seminary Respond Positively To School's OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Switched

    The eight General Theological Seminary professors who have been on strike over working conditions at the New York City school have tentatively agreed to return. The so-called "GTS Eight" have responded positively to the seminary's offer of "provisional employment for the remainder of the academic year."

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  10. British Parliament Votes To Approve Women Bishops For The Church Of EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    ... parts of the Anglican Communion, or the global religious body to which the Church of England belongs. The Episcopal Church based in the United States, which is also part of the Anglican Communion, has ordained women as bishops since 1989, and the ...

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  11. 7 Takeaways From Vatican's Synod On The FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Switched

    ... network of 38 autonomous member churches with some 80 million members - including the 2 million-member Episcopal Church, its U.S. branch. Anglicans have been divided almost to the point of breaking as African churches have rejected moves by Western ...

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  12. Episcopal bishop of Kansas joins in friendly World Series wagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    When it comes to the Kansas City Royals and charity, the Right Rev. Dean E. Wolfe, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas, is a betting man.

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  13. MSW on what the synod means in two partsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... couples how to love each other (not that they don't sometimes need help). As for Mia Farrow encouraging the Episcopal Church - at some point when the Church of Rome makes itself right in relation to the Orthodox Church, which may have taken Peter's ...

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  14. 7 Lessons from the Vatican's Wild and Crazy Synod on the FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KKLA-FM Glendale

    ... network of 38 autonomous member churches with some 80 million members - including the 2 million-member Episcopal Church, its U.S. branch. Anglicans have been divided almost to the point of breaking as African churches have rejected moves by Western ...

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  15. Kenya's bishops concerned about vaccination campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Catholic World News

    The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops has expressed concerned that a tetanus vaccine campaign aimed at women of childbearing years also has contraceptive properties that could render recipients permanently infertile, according to the Catholic Information Service for Africa. "There was lack of public information and education about the tetanus vaccine," said Bishop Paul Njiru, who chairs the bishops' health commission.

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  16. Wood's Russo honored for tying city markRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Philly.com

    ANTHONY RUSSO threw praise like touchdown passes yesterday when asked about his record-tying performance last weekend against Bonner-Prendergast High. The 6-4, 215-pound Archbishop Wood quarterback gushed about his receiving corps, offensive line, running backs and coaches, without truly acknowledging what he had accomplished.

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  17. Hope For General Theological Seminary As Board Will Consider Rehiring FacultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Switched

    NEW YORK The embattled General Theological Seminary will keep its controversial dean and has offered to negotiate employment possibilities with the majority of its faculty who quit teaching classes and were subsequently fired. One trustee has resigned over the board's decision.

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  18. Catholics, Africans, gays and the race cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... view and many Western bishops arguing for a more liberal policy. John Shelby Spong, a bishop in the U.S. Episcopal Church in the United States, was quoted as saying that African Christians had "moved out of animism into a very superstitious kind of ...

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  19. General Theological Seminary board to negotiate with terminated facultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Religion News Service

    NEW YORK The embattled General Theological Seminary will keep its controversial dean and has offered to negotiate employment possibilities with the majority of its faculty who quit teaching classes and were subsequently fired. One trustee has resigned over the board's decision.

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  20. Opinion: It's a start. Nothing more, nothing lessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    This year's Roman Catholic Synod of Bishops didn't offer any concrete results. But at least there was some impressive debate, says DW's Christoph Strack.

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