Recife, Brazil – Bishops discuss evangelical/liberal clash

The camera of bishops of the Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil (IEAB), met in Porto Alegre on Thursday 16th September, 2004 under the presidency of the Primate, Dom. Orlando Santos Oliveira, to discuss the future of the diocese of Recife. The diocese has an evangelical majority and is led by an evangelical bishop, Robinson Cavalcanti. […]

Letter from the Primate of Brazil to the Most Revd Frank Griswold

Porto Alegre 16 March 2004 The Most Revd Frank Griswold Presiding Bishop of The ECUSA Episcopal Church Centre 815 Second Avenue New York 10017, NY. United States of America My Dear Brother, It was with surprise, sadness and concern that we received the news about the participation – without permission from the diocesan bishop of […]

Gays and lesbians scapegoated in Brazilian Church

by Revd Mario Ribas Gays and lesbians are being used as scapegoats in the Brazilian in issues that are intrinsically about power. Holy Trinity Cathedral, Recife, withdraws from Episcopal Church The Dean and the 3,500 members congregation of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Recife, in the Northeast of Brazil, have decided to withdraw themselves from […]

We are praying for an inclusive church

We, lay people, two deacons, ten priests and four bishops from five dioceses of the Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil, gathered in Rio de Janeiro City for the 1st National Consultation on Sexuality. In an environment of fraternity and mutual comprehension, respect, Christian solidarity and love, we debated, studied, exchanged experiences and listened to testimonies […]