America's racist foundations revealed in Ferguson, Presiding Bishop claims

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following statement on the way forward from Ferguson:

 

Terrorists kill 28 Christians in Kenyan bus massacre

The Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the murder of 28 Christians in Kenya last Saturday, saying the killings were payback for police

 

Bavarian bishop elected as EKD leader

The Rt. Rev. Heinrich Bedford-Strohm has been elected head of the Evangelical Church of Germany (EKD).

 

Trial date set for Bishop Ball

The former Bishop of Gloucester will face two additional charges of indecent assault

 

Laity mobilize to block gay church marriage in Finland

 A potential vote on gay marriage in future sessions of the General Synod of the Church of Finland has enlivened elections for trustees and parish councillors held on 9 Nov 2014 for the state Luthe

 

Crime a consequence of moral decay, West Indian bishop writes

A return to “old-fashioned” moral values is the only lasting solution to the Caribbean’s epidemic of crime

 

Sultan returns confiscated Bibles

The Sultan of Selangor has returned Bibles and religious literature confiscated by the State Islamic Affairs Department

 

Women bishops: Archbishop hails "new way of being the church"

Archbishop Welby says the Church can begin "moving forward together" after General Synod enacts women bishops legislation.