Haitians have marked the one-month anniversary of the awful earthquake that devastated their country on 12 January with music, memorials, tears and a strong commitment to see the country rise from the ashes once more.
The Church of England General Synod yesterday declined to define itself as being "in communion" with a breakaway group in the USA, acknowledging its desire to be Anglican but falling well short of recognition.
Jean Zaché Duracin, the Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Haiti, and other church officials, gave a first-hand briefing about their relief and recovery priorities to two Episcopal Relief and Development workers on 22 January 2010.
The Stonewall riots in June 1969 in New York helped to transform society in the USA and beyond, says Savi Hensman. The General Convention of the Episcopal Church in July 2009 is far more sedate, but the issues facing Christians of all traditions are profound.