Gender equality key to licking poverty, says report

  By ENInews Staff Geneva — Gender equality is central to meeting the needs of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people, says a report released on March 8 by the Geneva-based ACT Alliance, a global network of more than 125 organizations working in long-term development, humanitarian assistance and advocacy. The release of the report … Continue reading “Gender equality key to licking poverty, says report”

‘Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future’

International History Conference Slated for Hong Kong in June 2012 [Anglican Province of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui] The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican Church) is hosting a three-day international academic conference, June 7 – 9, in Hong Kong. The gathering is the first of its kind to study the history of the Anglican-Episcopal … Continue reading “‘Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future’”

Special government advisor announced

  The following announcement was made by Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the Primate, and Bishop John Chapman of Ottawa today. The Rev. Laurette Gauthier Glasgow has been appointed Special Advisor for Government Relations for the Anglican Church of Canada while also continuing as Incumbent for the Parish of St. James, Leitrim, in the Diocese of Ottawa. … Continue reading “Special government advisor announced”

Latin American theologian Milton Schwantes dies at 65

Brasilia, Brazil (ENInews)–Prominent Brazilian biblical scholar and author Milton Schwantes died on 1 March after a long illness. He was 65. A pastor in the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil, and a professor of the Old Testament at the Superior School of Theology (EST) in São Leopoldo in the 1970s and early … Continue reading “Latin American theologian Milton Schwantes dies at 65”