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  • German Protestant Kirchentag opens with call for renewal of global order Friday, May 26, 2017
    [Anglican Communion News Service] Former U.S. President Barack Obama joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in front of tens of thousands of people on May 25, the first full day of Germany’s biggest Protestant gathering, the Kirchentag, or “church festival.” Obama and Merkel participated in a 90-minute podium discussion on democracy and […]
    David Paulsen
  • Anglican agency pledges solidarity with Philippines church following bishop’s arrest Friday, May 26, 2017
    [Anglican Communion News Service] United Society Partners in the Gospel, the Anglican mission agency, is standing in solidarity alongside the Philippines Independent Church following the arrest of a bishop on what it describes as “the spurious charge of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions.” The Rt. Rev. Carlo Morales, bishop of Ozamis – together with […]
  • Anglican Church playing key role in tackling malaria in southern Africa Thursday, May 25, 2017
    [Anglican Communion News Service] The bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries. As Southern African countries move closer to malaria elimination, increased community and church involvement is needed to identify and treat every last case of malaria, and to provide […]
  • Christians condemn declaration of martial law in Mindanao in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017
    [Anglican Communion News Service] The Christian Conference of Asia, or CCA, has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on May 23 in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte. The CCA, a fellowship of churches and ecumenical councils in Asia, issued a statement calling on President Duterte to lift the martial law, […]
  • California diocese hosts eco-justice conversation Thursday, May 25, 2017
    [Episcopal News Service – San Francisco, California] “The work of saving God’s creation is nothing less than the work of God.” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry spoke these words during a May 19 sermon framing creation care in terms of the Jesus Movement here at Grace Cathedral. “This is God’s world,” he said, encouraging those present […]
    By Lynette Wilson

Diocesan News

Bishop Glasspool Writes on Sanctuary

Bishop Glasspool Writes on Sanctuary A Follow-Up to Bishop Dietsche's Letter On Sanctuary April 12, 2017 Holy Wednesday Dear Friends and Colleagues, This letter is a follow-up to Bishop Dietsche's excellent letter On Sanctuary that was released Monday. The purpose of...

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Bishop Dietsche’s Holy Tuesday Sermon

Bishop Dietsche's 2017 Holy Tuesday Sermon Preached at the Service of Collegiality, at which the clergy of the diocese gather to renew their ordination vows, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. It means more to me than I can say to see you all together.  The long procession,...

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Bishop Writes on Sanctuary

Communications Office Contacts   Bishop Dietsche Writes on Sanctuary April 10, 2017 Bishop Dietsche today wrote to the clergy...

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“We pray,” Bishop Dietsche writes in a letter to the diocese, “that God grace [Mr. Trump] with the wisdom and courage to rise to the high calling of his office, as we will also pray that he be imbued with compassion for and understanding of every single person in America, for whom he has now being given the responsibility of leadership and care.” Click for full text.

Communications Office Contacts  The Morning After A Letter to the Diocese from Bishop DietscheEspanolNovember 10, 2016 My Brothers...

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2016 Diocesan Convention Roundup

The 2016 Diocesan Convention Bishops' Addresses and Eucharist Homily Convention Highlights The Canonical Changes proposed as part of the Diocesan Strategic Plan were passed unanimously, with the exception of an amendment that would have changed the majority needed to...

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“There are some basic, unambiguous principles of ordinary godly love which all Christians must bring with them into the public square, and into the voting booth” Bishop Dietsche said in his address to Diocesan Convention

November 5, 2016Bishop Dietsche Speaks of the Principles That Christians Must Bring into The Voting BoothToward the end of his address to the Diocesan Convention yesterday in Tarrytown, NY, Bishop Dietsche turned to the coming election, and reminded those in the room...

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Sandra E RiveraIt was such a beautiful ceremony and congratulations to all our new Deacons!2 weeks ago   ·  1
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