News: Episcopal News Service July 8, 2016: Presiding Bishop asks for prayers following shootings


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July 8, 2016


Video: Presiding Bishop asks for prayers following shootings; Resources offered for prayer, conversations

Responses to this week’s deadly shootings

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England: Christians urged to ‘build generous forward looking country’
The Church of England’s General Synod on the evening of July 8 called on all members of the church to “play their part” in the “common task of building a generous and forward looking country.” The call came following an emergency debate on a motion added to the synod’s agenda by the archbishops of Canterbury and York in response to the recent referendum in which the U.K. voted to leave the European Union.

Canada: General Synod opening worship confronts difficult questions
Standing before the broad wooden altar dominating the center of the meeting hall, clothed in crimson vestments, the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada delivered his sermon at the opening Eucharist of the 41st meeting of General Synod in a voice thick with emotion.

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