Tutu praises, challenges at opening ceremony

Tutu praises, challenges at opening ceremony Congress 2008 opens in Cape Town By Rebekah Chevalier, Canada     To the heart-pulsing beat of Burundian drummers, through hymns and multi-media images and with words of praise and challenge from Archbishop Desmond Tutu and other dignitaries, the World Association for Christian Communication opened its 2008 Congress in … Continue reading “Tutu praises, challenges at opening ceremony”

Feminine power restores hope By Manuel Quintero

Feminine power restores hope By Manuel Quintero, Cuba   World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) Male and female have an inclination towards feminine power, but women have a better understanding to use its feminine power”, claimed Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng in her key-note speech at the WACC congress this October 7. Yet she underlined that empowerment … Continue reading “Feminine power restores hope By Manuel Quintero”

Amazing Grace project finds South African solidarity By Ali Symons

  Amazing Grace project finds South African solidarity   By Ali Symons General Synod Web Writer   OCTOBER 3, 2008 — Down a dusty dirt road, past a barbed wire fence, inside a simple brick building, a group of eight men and women sing the hymn “Amazing Grace.” They sing soulfully–slowly but loud, and with big … Continue reading “Amazing Grace project finds South African solidarity By Ali Symons”

‘Beijing Circles’ gathering discusses female empowerment By Nancy Davidge

  ‘Beijing Circles’ gathering discusses female empowerment By Nancy Davidge   [Episcopal Divinity School] Women from across the Northeast braved torrential rains to travel to Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 26 to 27 for the Beijing Circles Gathering. Brought together by a desire to explore ways women can work together to bring … Continue reading “‘Beijing Circles’ gathering discusses female empowerment By Nancy Davidge”

Anglicans Unite in Support of the UN Millennium Development Goals in New York

  Archbishop of York, U2’s Bono, Queen Rania of Jordan and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, join the “Class of 2015” during special session of the UN.   By James Rosenthal   New York came to a halt on 25th September as world leaders gathered in a special session for a high-level event, convened by the UN … Continue reading “Anglicans Unite in Support of the UN Millennium Development Goals in New York”