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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop: Anglicans Didn’t “Vote us off island”

February 8, 2016

Episcopalians won’t see changes stemming from requirements put in place by top Anglican bishops, according to the church’s Presiding Bishop.

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Anglicans Confront Challenge of Islam

February 2, 2016

A gathering of academics, bishops and evangelists examine the Christian response to the fast-growing global faith.

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Anglicans Mobilize for Life

January 23, 2016

For the first time, Anglican Christians have presented a conference timed with the national March for Life aimed at mobilizing U.S. and Canadian churches to address sanctity of life issues.

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Anglican Communion Leaders Suspend Episcopal Church

January 14, 2016

Top bishops in the Anglican Communion have voted to suspend the Episcopal Church from full participation in the worldwide family of churches.

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Anglican Primates: Restrict Episcopal Church Three Years

January 14, 2016

Anglican Communion primates have broken four days of silence about their gathering in Canterbury, calling for the Episcopal Church’s involvement to be restricted for three years.

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Anglican Primates Convene With Different Expectations, Appeals

January 11, 2016

Different parts of the Anglican Communion are understanding – or at least preemptively framing – the Canterbury gathering as about different things.

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Michigan Episcopalians Promote “Islam 101”

January 4, 2016

The swiftly declining Episcopal Diocese of Michigan has apparently discovered a new way to lose members: send them to the Islamic center.

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IRD’s Top Church News Stories of 2015

December 30, 2015

A professor suspended for saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God and cheating pastors exposed in a hacking scandal made news in 2015.

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Episcopal Officials Suspended by Presiding Bishop

December 11, 2015

The suspensions, which include the church’s top administrative officer, come during a time in which there is tension between Episcopal Church staff and the denomination’s elected Executive Council.

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Who’s Counting? Episcopalians and Attendance

December 10, 2015

The dwindling Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire experienced a dramatic reversal after changing whom it is counting among attendees.

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New Numbers Detail Uneven Episcopal Decline

December 4, 2015

In a first, a plurality of Episcopal congregations have only a part-time or unpaid priest, outnumbering those with a lone full-time priest.

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Relief Groups Launch “National Refugee Sunday”

November 25, 2015

Christian relief and development groups World Vision and World Relief are promoting a call for churches to be more involved in supporting and resettling refugees.