Pat McCaughan, Episcopal News Service


Minnesota Episcopalians made their presence known at one of approximately 600 "Sister Marches" Jan. 21 outside the state capitol in St. Paul. Photo: LeeAnne Watkins

Women’s Marches: ‘Episcopal Church is Here’ and ‘Cares About This’

Carrying signs reading “The Episcopal Church is Here” and “The Episcopal Church Cares About This,” the Rev. LeeAnne Watkins and other Minnesota Episcopalians joined thousands of marchers in St. Paul on Jan. 21, sparking “a miserable day of puddles and ice” into the beginnings of a movement.

Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry makes a point at his first news conference a few hours after his historic election as the 27th presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church. Photo: Janet Kawamoto / For Episcopal News Service

‘Thankful, honored and blessed’ Presiding Bishop-elect Curry addresses the media

Several hours after being elected as the Episcopal Church’s 27th – and first African-American – presiding bishop-elect, Michael Curry fielded a range of media questions with characteristic humility and humor June 27 and said he intends to build on the good work of his predecessor “because that’s the way the Spirit works.”

The Jan. 21 national celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holidayis a compelling reminder of the power of nonviolence in sparking socialchange, said an Episcopal priest who conducts training sessions forCreating a Culture of Peace. Photo: Joe Gough

Celebrating King, creating peace

One way to interrupt violence is simply to raise a hand as thoughwarding it away while simultaneously extending the other hand outwardsin invitation for peaceful engagement.

Episcopal Church deposes bishop of Pittsburgh

Robert Duncan, bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Pittsburgh, at the 2008 Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England. After nearly two days of prayerful and solemn

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