Press Releases

Episcopal Church in South Carolina statement on today’s court loss

Lower Court Judge Issues Ruling Contrary to SC Supreme Court Decision from August 2017 CHARLESTON, SC – (June 19,...

Diocese of South Carolina statement following court victory today

South Carolina Circuit Court Rules in Favor of the Diocese and Parishes Clarifying Supreme Court Ruling Orangeburg, S.C. (June 19,...

The Episcopal Church encourages support of the Dream Act

The Episcopal Church has long advocated for legislation that protects Dreamers and offers a pathway to citizenship. Through Deferred Action for Childhood...

Episcopal leaders hail Supreme Court ruling barring LGBTQ workplace discrimination

Episcopalians and church leaders are cheering the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 15 ruling that protects gay and transgender Americans from workplace discrimination,...

Springfield bishop, diocese’s Standing Committee hit impasse over timing of retirement

The Diocese of Springfield’s Standing Committee is in mediation with Bishop Daniel Martins to settle a disagreement over the bishop’s retirement, with Martins planning...

Letter from Eastern & Western Michigan standing committees: Notice of suspension of Bishop Hougland for adultery

15 June 2020 Dear Friends and Colleagues, Today, we were notified of an accord reached between...

Parliamentary report warns of unfolding genocide in Nigeria against Christians

Release International welcomes a new report by UK parliamentarians highlighting the religious element behind much of the growing violence in Nigeria. The...

Shaky start for Church of South India moderator

An investigative report from Youth4CSI: Vindictive and Nepotistic Decisions Cloud Bishop Dharmaraj Rasalam’s Start As CSI Moderator Six months...

Anglican Church in Burundi launches COVID-19 relief program

The Anglican Dioceses of Makamba and Rumonge have joined other initiatives seeking to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the communities they...

Episcopal Church Executive Council calls for dismantling white supremacy

At its June 8-11 virtual meeting, The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council doubled down on the church’s anti-racism efforts, acknowledging in light of recent...

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Show loyalty to party or close, Chinese govt tells...

Authorities in China’s central Henan province will only allow churches to reopen following the Covid-19 lockdown if they demonstrate their loyalty to the...

Curfew collusion with Fulani militants as “genocide” unfolds in...

Military and security forces stood idly by during a 24-hour curfew, as at least 33 people were killed on 5 and 6...

Canon Nason Baluku elected third Bishop of South Rwenzori...

The Rev. Canon Nason Baluku has been elected the 3rd Bishop of the Diocese of South Rwenzori. He will be consecrated and enthroned...

Diocese of Chotanagpur secedes from the Church of North...

The Diocese of Chotanagpur has withdrawn from the Church of North India, prompting a legal battle between the national church and the...