November 20, 2019

Episcopal Relief & Development launches Million Dollar Match campaign

New York, NY (November 7, 2019): Episcopal Relief & Development is kicking off its annual holiday match, offering supporters and donors the opportunity to double their impact with a donation. Thanks to a generous group of donors, for the second year in a row, contributions that Episcopal Relief & Development receives between now and the end […]

Remembrance Sunday ceremonies to be held this weekend -Sun 10 Nov

This public holiday weekend the Cayman Islands will again join nations around the globe in celebrating Remembrance Sunday; the annual tribute to veterans who defended their countries during times of war. Local ceremonies, centred around the theme “Lest We Forget”, will take place on Sunday, 10 November on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac and are open to […]

Cayman: Fact-check – Woman visited by Holy Spirit saves passengers on plane from disaster?

From The News Pk. A video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in multiple Facebook posts which claim that it shows a woman who was visited by the Holy Spirit on a plane and subsequently saved the passengers from a fire which broke out on board. The claim is false; the video shows […]

US: Priest criticized for denying Joe Biden Communion

By Bill Donohue From Newsmax Joe Biden, a self-proclaimed Catholic, was denied Holy Communion by a South Carolina priest because of his pro-abortion convictions. “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade criticized the priest for doing so. Kilmeade, who is Catholic, decried the decision by the priest, calling it “an extremely negative thing.” He also took […]

Mississippians teach Hondurans glass art trade as dioceses deepen longtime partnership

By David Paulsen From ENS [Episcopal News Service] John DeLancey serves as a missionary in Honduras but describes himself more precisely as a project manager. From Mississippi, DeLancey is a glassblower by trade and now a teacher, and his ultimate goal is to make his assistance to fellow Episcopalians in the Diocese of Honduras obsolete. “It’s […]

Queer hymn collection offers ‘much-needed’ resource for LGBTQ+ Anglicans and allies

By Matt Gardner From ENS Music played a healing role for many Anglicans after an amendment to the marriage canon that would have recognized same-sex marriage failed to pass at General Synod 2019.  After the vote in Vancouver, queer youth delegates sang a round affirming the need to “love each other, love yourself and love your God” and were joined in […]

Give a gift with lasting impact this Holiday Season with Episcopal Relief & Development’s Gifts For Life Catalog

NEW YORK, NY (October 29, 2019): During the holiday season, Episcopal Relief & Development encourages friends and supporters to give a gift that will transform a life with Gifts For Life, an alternative giving catalog that offers tangible and meaningful ways to create lasting change in communities around the world. “Gifts for Life is a tangible way to […]

The Editor speaks: What is truth?

I was at a Professional Men’s Breakfast meeting this morning (Sat Oct 26) and the speaker, Rev. Nicholas Sykes, chose this as his subject. I am not going to repeat it what he said, except his title, and asking us if we had ever watched the television game show, “Family Feud”? Most of us said. […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Notice of Office Closure at Former Immigration Headquarters -NOW REOPENED UPDATED: The departments of WORC (Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman) and CBC (Customs and Border Control) wishes to inform the general public that the Elgin Avenue offices (formerly the Immigration Building) will reopen for business today at 12noon.  The matter of air circulation concern […]

Respect court’s ruling on gays matter — Cayman jurist

By Anthony Lewis From Jamaica Observer MONTEGO BAY, St James — Chief justice of the Cayman Islands Anthony Smellie says Jamaicans must accept the outcome of the matter being contested in the court by the lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) group, Montego Bay Pride, and the city’s Mayor Homer Davis and the St James […]