77th General Convention

Blessings & Weddings in Conn.

  • Monday, August 6, 2012

“We are pleased that the church’s discipline has also begun to change so that priests may offer a generous pastoral response consistent with Connecticut’s embrace of marriage equality.”

PB: ‘Tradition Is Change’

  • Friday, August 3, 2012

“The call to restructure the Church is a response to growing grassroots awareness that we must change or die.”

+Little on Same-sex Blessings

  • Wednesday, August 1, 2012

“I have attempted in this two-point policy to find a solution that will honor the conscience of all.”

‘Full Marriage Equality’

  • Thursday, July 19, 2012

Bishop Mark Sisk: “This seems to me to be a typically oblique way for the Episcopal Church to approach a complex but important matter: indirectly.”

Two Bishops Write their People

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Bishops W. Andrew Waldo and Mark J. Lawrence reflect on the decisions of General Convention.

Bishops Uneasy on Health Plan

  • Friday, July 13, 2012

By Joe Thoma
One of the most passionate debates in the House of Bishops came during its last legislative day, July 12, over implementation of a 2009 mandate on health insurance.

Deputies Wrap it Up

  • Thursday, July 12, 2012

By Matt Townsend
In a whirlwind session July 12, the House of Deputies passed several resolutions that were a matter of considerable discussion at General Convention.

1979 Lectionary Resurrected

  • Thursday, July 12, 2012

By Matt Townsend
The House of Deputies passed a resolution that authorizes the use of the lectionary for Sundays and Holy Days as published in the Book of Common Prayer (1979)

An Action of Solidarity

  • Thursday, July 12, 2012

By Matt Townsend
More than 30 deputies stood in silent protest July 12 of the Episcopal Church’s provisional rite for blessing same-sex couples.

Fatigue and Comic Relief

  • Thursday, July 12, 2012

By Lauren Anderson
As patience started to wane and jokes became little punchier, the House of Deputies passed a host of public-policy resolutions during its final legislative day July 12.

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