Churches throughout India are stepping up protests against the country’s discriminatory caste system which disadvantages Dalit Christians and Muslims.
Tributes from around the world for former Presiding Bishop Edmond Lee Browning’s death, expressed an overwhelming sense of loss for a leader who had the courage, strength and conviction to make the Episcopal Church a place where, in his words, “there will be no outcasts.”
Bishop Edmond Lee Browning, the 24th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, died on July 11, 2016. He was 87 years old and was living in Oregon.
It is with great sadness that we heard the news this morning of the death of Philando Castile. Yet another in a string of tragic deaths. The violence that plagues our communities continues, the violence that permeates our culture continues to grow.
As I turned on the television yesterday evening, my heart sank as I listened to the story of Alton Sterling being shot by two police officers in Baton Rouge. I have found myself deeply disturbed by the video of this encounter and while many details need to be sorted through, I continue to wonder ...
The National Council of Churches mourns the recent shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA, Philando Castile in suburban Minneapolis, MN, and five police officers in Dallas, TX. These killings point to the racial tensions that plague our society and the disturbing disregard for the ...
The next World Mission Conference of the WCC will take place in Arusha, Tanzania, in March 2018, it was announced last week.
Nineteenth Dean of Nashotah House Laid to Rest