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February 24, 2011
For the second time since the Church Pension Fund (CPF) took on the administration of a pension plan for the clergy and lay employees of the Episcopal Church of Liberia (ECL) in 2005, staff traveled to Liberia this past January for five days of meetings and celebrations. According to a Pension Fund press release issued Feb. 24, the Rev. Canon Patricia Coller, executive vice president and chief...
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February 14, 2011
Parasitic worms fill the bellies of the children in Liberia, West Africa, a country that the World Health Organization (WHO) considers to be one of the poorest and most worm-burdened nations on the planet. Whereas malaria deservedly receives attention from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other international organizations, Ascaris worms infecting almost all Liberian children's...
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September 22, 2010
Laughter, common priorities, prayer and shared adventures have punctuated the trip for Liberians seeing southern Ohio for the first time. During a two-week visit to the Diocese of Southern Ohio by a delegation for the Episcopal Church of Liberia, a visit to the post office sparked a humorous and bonding experience as Americans and Liberians worked together to figure out the best way to ship...
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April 13, 2010
A $17,000 budget gap may force the all-girls Bromley Episcopal Mission School to close its doors for the rest of the 2009-10 school year, displacing up to 125 students, many of them orphans. The school was unable to raise the full amount it budgeted for the academic year, said Esther Page, chairwoman of the school's board of directors, in a telephone interview from Brockton, Massachusetts,...
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January 22, 2010
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's visit to Liberia in early January inspired hope and confidence in many of the war-torn West African country's young women, including the students from the all-girls Bromley Episcopal Mission School. "She is an example for young women to become leaders in the world," said Mo-Anna Jeuroulon, president of the school's student council...
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January 14, 2010
Bahnavileh Jones, 26, returned to Liberia from Ghana in 2002, toward the end of the war-torn country's 15-year civil war, making his way to the Episcopal-affiliated Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County, where he volunteered on the farm. Eventually, the university awarded Jones a scholarship, and in May 2008 he graduated with a bachelor's degree in rural development and...
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January 6, 2010
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf attended morning Epiphany Mass at St. Thomas Church here Jan. 6. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached and celebrated, emphasizing the light of the season. The presiding bishop is nearing the end of a weeklong visit to Liberia at the invitation of the Episcopal Church of Liberia. The visit marks the first time Jefferts Schori has been the...
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January 5, 2010
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori received an honorary doctorate degree from Cuttington University here during a special convocation Jan. 4. Liberia Bishop Jonathan B. Hart and Cuttington University President Henrique F. Tokpa conferred the degree as more than 300 people watched in the university's Epiphany Chapel. Jefferts Schori arrived in Liberia Jan. 2 for a weeklong stay at the...