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Diocesan News

Diocese of Long Island to observe March 14 as Day of Lamentation in response to Parkland shooting

As part of the response to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, member bishops of Bishops United Against Gun Violence are holding Day of Lamentation services on Wednesday, March 14.

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Episcopal News Service: House of Bishops pledges advocacy to end gun violence, sexual violence

'Open listening session' to 'hear stories of sexual harassment and violence in the church' set for General Convention.

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The Rev. Julie Hoplamazian featured speaker at 2017 Women in Ministry Conference

Mo. Hoplamazian, rector of St. Luke and St. Matthew Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, gave the opening sermon of the Women in Ministry Conference at Princeton University Oct 23-25.

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Responding to the mass murders in Las Vegas

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Episcopal bishops call on Trump and Congress to protect 'Dreamers'

Bishops Provenzano and Wolf signed an open letter along with over 120 other bishops of The Episcopal Church. The letter implores congress not to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and to enact "permanent, meaningful legislation" that protects the 'Dreamers' affected by DACA. 

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey

Bishop Provenzano urges financial assistance and prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Leandra Lambert named "Young Adult of the Year" at 2017 UBE National Conference

Leandra Lambert, postulant for holy orders from the Diocese of Long Island, was honored for her good faith, and service to the wider church and mission of the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE). 

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NY Times Opinion: Christianity Does Not Justify Trump’s ‘Fire and Fury’

"Only good theology can debunk bad theology. We must all engage in this work as if the future of this republic and its place in the peaceful order of the world depend on it — because they do."

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Presiding Bishop on the President’s action and the Paris Climate Accord

With the announcement by President Donald Trump of his decision to withdraw the commitment made by the United States to the Paris Climate Accord, I am reminded of the words of the old spiritual which speaks of God and God's creation in these words, "He's got the whole world in his hands."

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Presiding Bishop’s video leads worldwide prayer campaign Thy Kingdom Come

On May 25, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry leads the Thy Kingdom Come videos for the Worldwide Anglican Communion. Thy Kingdom Come is a campaign initiated by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby calling for prayer by individuals, congregations and families. 

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