News: Episcopal News Service November 16, 2015


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November 16, 2015


Executive Council calls for prayer, discernment after terrorist attacks
The Episcopal Church Executive Council said Nov. 16 that Episcopalians should respond to recent attacks in Paris and Beirut with both prayer and

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Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Mary Glasspool moving to New York
Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Suffragan Mary Glasspool will become an assistant bishop in the Diocese of New York next April.

Diocese of Northern Indiana announces five nominees for bishop
The Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Nov. 15 announced a slate of five nominees to stand for the election as the eighth bishop of the diocese.

Diocese of the Dominican Republic notified of successful canonical consent process
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, registrar of General Convention, have notified the Diocese of the Dominican Republic that Bishop Coadjutor-elect Moisés Quezada Mota has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.

George R. Sumner ordained as 7th bishop of Dallas diocese
George R. Sumner was ordained and consecrated the 7th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas on Nov. 14 in a ceremony that was both solemn and joyful as he officially became the next shepherd to lead 32,000 members in 70 churches.

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Anglican leaders continue to reflect on Paris terror attacks
Church services and vigils have been held throughout the world in response to the terror attacks on Nov. 13 in Paris which killed at least 129 people. As they were taking place, Anglican leaders continued to reflect on the atrocities.

Brazilian Church responds to floods, notes climate change impact
The Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil (IEAB) is assisting families who have lost their homes following torrential rain and flooding in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, the Anglican Alliance has learned.

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Deadline nears for applications for 2016 Roanridge Trust Award Grants

Paris cathedral dean calls for prayers, commitment to peace

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