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June 29, 2019 | by California Bishops

“Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.” Matthew 18:5 We, the bishops of the Episcopal Church in California, write to express our opposition to the inhumane conditions in which our government is holding migrant children. Our commitment to our Christian faith compels us to speak out for justice and care for the […]

June 14, 2018 | by California Bishops

We, the Bishops of the six Episcopal Dioceses of California, represent almost 150,000 people residing throughout the state. Our parishioners live and work in all manner of communities, ranging from small agricultural towns and secluded mountain enclaves to sprawling urban centers of tourism and technology. We are united in urging your support of AB 2943 […]

October 17, 2017 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

Pray for the people of Northern California, who continue to suffer in so many ways from this past week’s fires. Pray for comfort in time of immense loss and fear; pray for those who have died and for their loved ones; pray for those still listed as missing and those who anxiously wait to hear […]

April 11, 2017 | by The Very Rev. Penny Bridges

The six dioceses of California are collaborating to form a public policy network modeled on the Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) but focused on California issues. A one-day training in faith-rooted community organizing will be offered in San Francisco on May 19, and our diocese will send a small group of committed people who will […]