St. George’s Cathedral, in the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, is seen. Photo/Bahnfrend via Wikimedia Commons The patriarchs and heads of the churches in Jerusalem, including Archbishop Hosam Naoum of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, issued on Jan. 30 a statement on the increasing violence in the Holy Land. They called upon “all parties to practice…
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry issued a pastoral word after the Memphis Police Department issued body-camera footage of the beating of Tyre Nichols.
Bishop John Harvey Taylor thanked members of the Diocese of Los Angeles “for your fierce, faithful prayers this week for the victims of the shootings in Monterey Park and San Mateo County, their families and friends, and all members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.”
The draft texts, proposed by the church’s bishops, will be considered by General Synod next month.
Canon Lydia Lopez was a lay leader and civil rights advocate in the diocese and wider Episcopal Church for more than 50 years.
Episcopal Presiding Bishop Michael Curry paid tribute to the legacy of civil rights activist the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., saying that “the power of love overcomes the love of power.”