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Giving Thanks to George Washington on His Birthday

February 16, 2015

Today legally and morally is not “Presidents’ Day” but George Washington’s Birthday. And the day should robustly honor the man without whom our nation, its wealth, its democracy, its free speech, its religious liberty…

The Rev. Stephen Sizer

Church of England Clergyman Apologizes after Suggesting 9/11 Perpetrated by Israel

January 30, 2015

The Rev. Stephen Sizer linked to an article entitled “9/11 Israel did it”. Sizer, who regularly speaks at conferences with a sharp critique of Christian groups that are supportive of Israel, has in the past been accused of anti-Semitism by the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

A delegation of 12 Anglican bishops, led by Archbishop Foley Beach (center) joined a larger group organized by Anglicans for Life leader Georgette Forney (right) for the annual January 22 march.

Anglican Bishops March Proclaiming “Every Life is a Gift”

January 23, 2015

The theme of this year’s march is intended to counter the perception that some lives are not worth living.

March for Life

Christians Declare Solidarity with Unborn at March for Life

January 22, 2015

Tens of thousands of members of the pro-life community descend upon Washington D.C. for the March for Life Thursday.

Parishioner Tom Syvertsen and grandson Jack Dinnie sign wooden boards before flooring is installed in the new sanctuary of Restoration Anglican Church in Arlington, Virginia on June 18, 2014.

Anglican Building Boom Quietly Underway

January 21, 2015

In a denomination in which school cafeterias and storefronts have been regular places of worship, the construction of new Anglican church spaces establishes a physical footprint in the communities these churches serve.

Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School, testified at a House hearing on March 8, 2012 against a bill that would make it a federal crime to transport minor girls without parental consent across state lines to get an abortion. (Photo: CNSNews.com/Penny Starr)

“High Priestess of Abortion” to Exit Episcopal Divinity School

January 5, 2015

Katherine Ragsdale’s infamous rallying cry “abortion is a blessing” declared in front of a Birmingham, Alabama abortion clinic in 2007, raised her profile beyond Episcopal Church circles.

Winged Skull Gravestone at Cramond Kirk (Photo Credit: Calum McRoberts/Wikimedia Commons)

Episcopal Church Continues Shedding Members

October 14, 2014

A U.S. denomination that prides itself on inclusivity is including significantly fewer people in its 2013 membership and attendance figures.

Now-retired Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams processes at the 2008 Lambeth Conference of Anglican Communion bishops.

Lambeth Conference Postponement Spells More Uncertainty For Anglicans

October 4, 2014

Turmoil that has rocked the worldwide Anglican Communion for the past decade isn’t about to settle down, if recent comments by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori are to be believed.

Katharine Jefferts Schori

Jefferts Schori Won’t Run For Second Term

September 23, 2014

Controversial Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has announced that she will not run for a second term in office.

A more detailed photo of the chancel screen.

Washington National Cathedral: Your Next Corporate Event Venue?

August 22, 2014

The Washington National Cathedral is soliciting proposals for corporations and non-profit groups to lease its premises.

Archbishop Foley Beach of the Anglican Church in North America.

An Interview with Anglican Archbishop Foley Beach

August 12, 2014

Recently elected Archbishop Foley Beach of the Anglican Church in North America explains his vision for the ACNA’s social engagement in an interview with Jacob Stubbs.

U.S. Congressman Frank R. Wolf (R-VA) (photo: Washington Free Beacon)

IRD Thanks Rep. Wolf Spotlighting Iraqi Christians’ Plight

August 6, 2014

Over the past two weeks, U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) has given a series of speeches on the House floor detailing atrocities committed against religious minorities in northern Iraq and insisting that the U.S. Congress and Administration respond.