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Politics and Faith: Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich at Union Seminary in New York

Posted on: July 23rd, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Books, Reviews

      ‘Politics and Faith: Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich at Union Seminary in New York’: theologians as postwar pastors Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: How two theologians helped the West process the events of World War II and the Cold War. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, June 24, 2014

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Caring in the midst of Gaza turmoil

Posted on: July 21st, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leigh Anne Williams     Palestinian families take shelter in a United Nations Relief and Works Agency school. Photo: Sharef Sharhan/UNWRA Archives   On July 18, the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City got the kind of automated phone call many people in the city have been getting from the Israel Defense Forces. […]

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Anglicans and Lutherans gather for worship conference

Posted on: July 21st, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leigh Anne Williams        Julie Hink (ELCIC Edmonton); Scott Knarr (ELCIC Waterloo); Faith Nostbakken (ELCIC Edmonton); and Maylanne Maybee (ACC Winnipeg) share a sunny moment outside Edmonton’s Providence Renewal Centre prior to the start of the National Worship Conference. Photo; Eileen Scully   More than 200 Lutherans and Anglicans from across Canada are […]

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Taizé: The big summer meetings begin

Posted on: July 21st, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  Since the middle of June, the number of young people in Taizé has been steadily increasing each week. The meetings are very international with a great diversity of origins among the participants. Volunteers from countries all over the world have also been arriving over the last few weeks. There are some new workshops on […]

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Anglican-Lutheran National Worship Conference begins

Posted on: July 18th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  From July 18 to 23, Edmonton will host more than 200 Anglicans and Lutherans passionate about worship for a time of fellowship and learning at the National Worship Conference and related events. A pre-conference symposium with David Cherwien, an internationally acclaimed organist, conductor, and composer, will give participants the opportunity for personalized feedback and […]

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PWRDF issues appeal for Gaza

Posted on: July 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Marites N. Sison     Nine-year-old Maryam Al-Masri, who was wounded in an Israeli air strike, comforts her grandmother as she lies in bed at a hospital in Gaza City. Photo: Reuters/Mohammed Salem   The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has issued an appeal for Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza, which has been […]

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Renowned theologian and social activist dies

Posted on: July 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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    By Marites N. Sison       A renowned Anglican theologian, Dr. Christopher Lind was passionate about the “intersection of Christian faith and economic justice.” Photo: Contributed   Dr. Christopher Lind, a renowned Anglican theologian, ethicist, educator, passionate social activist and most recently, executive director of the Sorrento Centre in British Columbia, died July […]

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PWDRF launches $400,000 food project in South Sudan

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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    Photo Credit: ACT/Paul Jeffrey   From the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund Over the next few months, PWRDF, with Finn Church Aid (FCA) and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) will support over 10,000 people who have been forced to flee their homes by the violence in South Sudan.  The program in rural […]

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New editor for Anglican Journal

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Diana Swift     Marites (Tess) Sison, senior staff writer, has been appointed editor of the Anglican Journal. She brings almost three decades of professional journalism to her new role. Photo: Saskia Rowley _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Marites (Tess) N. Sison has been appointed editor of the 139-year-old Anglican Journal. She moves to the editorship from her longstanding position as […]

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Churches provide support for Gaza civilians

Posted on: July 14th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Anglican Journal staff   The Al-Ahli Arab Hospital has been tending to civilians wounded by the ongoing Israeli offensive against Palestinian militants in  Gaza.  File photo: Anglican Video     With the deepening conflict in the Middle East, Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance, a global grouping of church-based agencies working in emergencies worldwide, […]

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