NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church's flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in "train wrecks." Their time has passed.
(RNS) Justin Welby, head of the 85 million-member Anglican Communion, spoke of the American bishop’s deep commitment to the environment and her love for those who live and work at “the edge of society.”
LONDON (RNS) With fewer than 1,000 days left to meet the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, religious leaders from the G-8 countries are pushing heads of government to renew their efforts to meet the anti-poverty benchmarks by 2015.
(RNS) The Episcopal Church has a new commandment for its bishops: Thou shalt not assist former Episcopalians who are trying to take the church’s assets.
(RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby inherits a church wracked by internal divisions over the ordination of women bishops and continuing strains within the larger Anglican Communion over divisive issues of sexuality.
(RNS) Episcopal conservatives in South Carolina have won the latest round in their effort to secede from the national church after a judge said only the breakaway group can use the name and seal of the Diocese of South Carolina.