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Minnesota bishop responds to shooting of Philando Castile

Minnesota bishop responds to shooting of Philando Castile

Written by The Rt. Rev. Brian N. Prior on

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.

Louisiana bishop responds to Alton Sterling shooting

Louisiana bishop responds to Alton Sterling shooting

Written by The Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr. on

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 ...

NCC statement on Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas killings

NCC statement on Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas killings

Written by ENS Staff on

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 ...

Companions visit, express solidarity with Ecuadorian Episcopalians

Companions visit, express solidarity with Ecuadorian Episcopalians

Written by Lynette Wilson on

The poor, women and children, suffer most in the aftermath of disaster. In Ecuador, where a massive earthquake killed more than 650 people and displaced more than 30,000 in April, in addition to trauma, grief and emotional wounds inflicted, women and children have experienced increased rates of ...

Presiding Bishop Curry on World Refugee Day

Presiding Bishop Curry on World Refugee Day

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“Indeed, we must find a way to end war, but we must find a way to end the suffering of human beings who are forced from their homes,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry notes in his 2016 World Refugee Day message.

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