(RNS) The 15th-century manuscript is sacred to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
(RNS) The new plan comes as mainline Protestant seminaries take steps to weather financial storms caused by an average drop in enrollments of nearly 24 percent since 2005.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Exclusion of Episcopal Church from governance was “not a sanction; it’s a consequence” of its moves to allow clergy to perform same-sex marriages, the archbishop of Canterbury said.
(RNS) The reform-minded pontiff is using an old-fashioned practice with a shady past to promote his focus on mercy. Not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.
(RNS) Anglicans feel decisions Episcopalians made regarding gay clergy (they got ’em), same-sex marriage (they do ’em) are out of line with what the the majority of Anglicans consider Christian doctrine.
PARIS (RNS) The new guidelines suggest ecumenical services have two presiders, one Catholic and one Lutheran, and several prayer readers of both faiths.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of Uganda said that unless “godly order” is restored he cannot participate in any official meeting of the communion.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Valued at $365,505, a crozier handle will be on view to the public and the 38 Anglican prelates gathering this weekend for a make-or-break meeting of the 80 million-strong Anglican Communion.
(RNS) When politicians or reporters treat the evangelical movement as monolithic, they are most likely taking just one segment of evangelicals (usually, “white” and “older”).