‘The poor can wait no longer,’ says primate at Walk of Witness By Art Babych

  ‘The poor can wait no longer,’ says primate at Walk of Witness By Art Babych   [Anglican Journal] With a federal election to be held October 14, the leaders of Canadian Anglicans and Lutherans say ending poverty at home and abroad must be a priority for the newly formed government. In a joint statement … Continue reading “‘The poor can wait no longer,’ says primate at Walk of Witness By Art Babych”

U.N. declares MDG event ‘exceeded our most optimistic expectations’ By Mary Frances Schjonberg

  U.N. declares MDG event ‘exceeded our most optimistic expectations’ By Mary Frances Schjonberg   [Episcopal News Service] At the close of the September 25 “high-level event” at the United Nations aimed at gaining a recommitment to the Millennium Development Goals, the U.N. announced new contributions and commitments that it said could amount to $16 … Continue reading “U.N. declares MDG event ‘exceeded our most optimistic expectations’ By Mary Frances Schjonberg”

Archbishop of York calls all to be ‘agents of moral, social and economic transformation’ By Daphne Mack

  Archbishop of York calls all to be ‘agents of moral, social and economic transformation’   By Daphne Mack   [Episcopal News Service] Hundreds filled the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City on September 25 where Church of England Archbishop of York John Sentamu said that “God is calling us to … Continue reading “Archbishop of York calls all to be ‘agents of moral, social and economic transformation’ By Daphne Mack”

UN members hear call for MDG action

  UN members hear call for MDG action Episcopalians, Anglicans echo urgency throughout New York    By Staff reports     [Episcopal News Service] Parts of New York City September 25 were more awash than usual with diplomats, business leaders, royalty, advocates young and old, Episcopalians and Anglicans as the United Nations convened a day-long “high-level … Continue reading “UN members hear call for MDG action”

Anglicans join in Lourdes Jubilee

  Anglicans join in Lourdes Jubilee   [ACNS] The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Rowan Williams, joined some 600 Anglicans for a pilgrimage at world-renowned shrine of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes in the south of France. The five day visit was sponsored by the Society of Mary and the Society of Our Lady … Continue reading “Anglicans join in Lourdes Jubilee”