News: Episcopal News Service April 29, 2016


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April 29, 2016


Houston-area residents hoping for FEMA aid after catastrophic storms
Although most of the water has receded, residents in Montgomery County are now facing a harsh reality after historic floods that devastated the Greater Houston area last week—many have uninhabitable homes and others have no federal aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Holding together in diversity – reflections on the ACC meeting in Lusaka
Having come back from Lusaka on 20 April, after 16 days in Zambia and Zimbabwe, once again the experience of a big Anglican Communion meeting has had an impact on my thinking about the Communion.

African Anglicans look to reduce El Niño’s hunger footprint
Anglican churches are prioritizing advocacy and practical responses to El Niño’s increasingly devastating impact on food security in the southern and central parts of Africa, says the Anglican Alliance’s facilitator in the region.

President Dilma Rousseff retains the support of Brazilian Anglicans
Anglicans in Brazil are continuing to stand-by the country’s embattled president, Dilma Rousseff, claiming that attempts to impeach her are a right-wing attempt to scupper her party’s endeavors to support Brazil’s poor and marginalized.

Tudor mystery over cathedral’s ‘Mrs. Shakespeare’ letter
Hereford Cathedral in the English Midlands is investigating possible links between a 400-year-old letter that was found hidden in the binding of an old book; and the family of playwright William Shakespeare, who was born 50 miles to the east in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee issues communique

Presiding Bishop: The Brotherhood of St. Andrew is vital to the church

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General Seminary appoints VP and dean of academic affairs

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