The Episcopal Church's consideration of marriage continues on, and Fr. Jeremy Bergstrom has offered an essay in response to Fully Alive, discussing Augustine's view of marriage.
This report marks a significant departure from traditional Anglican and broader Christian teaching that marriage is a gift of God in creation.
Yesterday, the bishops voted to implement in church canon law and in trial-run liturgies the situation that obtained in this country before last Friday. That is, there will be a majority of dioceses that perform same-sex marriages, and a minority that will not.