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The Maryland Episcopal Diocese Has Pledged a Million Dollars Towards Racial Reconciliation | RELEVANT

The Maryland diocese of the Episcopal Church has become the latest religious institution to pledge racial reparations for slavery and systemic racism. The church voted last weekend overwhelmingly in favor of a million dollar seed fund that would go towards programs that would benefit Black people in Baltimore and across the state. Officials say the... Read more

Diocese of Salisbury raises 78,000 for Sudan and South Sudan amid threat of famine

The donation will be split evenly between the two countries(Photo: Diocese of Salisbury)With millions in need in Sudan and South Sudan, the Diocese of Salisbury is sending over 78,000 to help the efforts of Anglicans on the ground in the two countries.  The donation was raised through its Diocesan Emergency Appeal for the two countries,... Read more

Financial impact of Covid has been ‘catastrophic’, says Diocese of Sodor and Man

The Diocese of Sodor and Man will run out of money in five years "maximum", according to the report(Photo: Facebook/Diocese of Sodor and Man)Covid-19 has left the Diocese of Sodor and Man in dire financial straits, a new report reveals.  The concerns are laid out in the Diocesan Strategy for Church Buildings 2020, which warns... Read more

Canterbury Diocese backs call for Gift Aid emergency relief

(Photo: Unsplash/Joel Muniz)The Diocese of Canterbury is backing a campaign calling for Gift Aid emergency relief for charities.  The call is being led by the Charities Aid Foundation, Chartered Institute of Fundraising, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Charity Finance Group and Charity Tax Group.  They warn that coronavirus has triggered "the biggest financial crisis our sector... Read more

Diocese of Chelmsford to cut back on paid clergy numbers

(Photo: Unsplash/Aaron Burden)The Diocese of Chelmsford is scaling back the number of paid clergy posts due to ongoing financial challenges. The plans were discussed at its diocesan synod held earlier this month. A report presented to synod titled "An Approach to Reducing Stipendiary Numbers" warned that current approaches were unable to plug the financial gap. The diocese has... Read more

Breakaway Anglican Group That Left Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Wins Property Fight

Breakaway Anglican Group That Left Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Wins Property Fight (RNS) The Texas Supreme Court awarded a Fort Worth breakaway group affiliated with the Anglican Church in North America the right to $100 million in church property.The ownership of the property has been in dispute since the ACNA-affiliate group broke... Read more