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Prayers and support to our brothers and sisters in Christchurch

Here is a link to a letter that the Rev. Canon Chuck Robertson, Canon to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori,  has just sent to Episcopal bishops requesting both prayers and financial support for the those affected by the last week’s earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.  It is  from the Rev. Robert Kereopa, Executive Officer of…

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Presiding Bishop on Sudanese referendum

“We rejoice with our brothers and sisters in both Southern and Northern Sudan” [February 8, 2011] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori shared the joy of the Episcopal Church with the people in Sudan on the positive outcome of the country-wide referendum in a statement today. “We rejoice with our brothers and sisters in…

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A letter from the Bishop of Egypt

The Anglican Communion News Service has published this letter from the Most Rev. Dr. Mouneer Hanna Anis, Bishop of Egypt. He says in part – In the midst of the turmoil which Egypt is going through, we have felt that the Lord is very near to us. We have experienced his peace, and we were assured…

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Primates to meet in Dublin this week

Matthew Davies has a story at Episcopal News Service about the upcoming meeting of the Anglican Communion Primates (most of them, anyway). Read it here. The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori will attend.  Today she released the following statement about the Primates meeting: January 24, 2011 I look…

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