Lead Story

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 8:37pm

By Lauren Anderson
The House of Deputies has voted to eliminate the canon requiring a newly elected presiding bishop to resign from the bishop’s previous jurisdiction before assuming the office.

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 8:06pm

By Matt Townsend
General Convention’s Structure Committee passed a resolution July 7 that, if ratified, would remove the requirement that a presiding bishop-elect resign from a diocesan role.

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:11pm

By Lauren Anderson
Notes on Inter-religious relations, ECW’s ministries, Youth Presence, and Pension Fund elections.

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 2:17pm

By Joe Thoma
General Convention’s Evangelism Committee’s support is waning for Resolution C040, which would allow Episcopal congregations to “invite all, regardless of age, denomination, or baptism to the altar for Holy Communion.”

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 10:21am

By Lauren Anderson
Critics of the proposed Anglican Covenant said at an evening open hearing July 6 that it creates a central authority and threatens the Episcopal Church’s self-governance.

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:59am

By Matt Townsend
General Convention’s Structure Committee heard testimony July 6 suggesting a reimagined role for the presiding bishop, a unicameral General Convention and markedly younger leadership.

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:50am

By Joe Thoma
On the second legislative day of General Convention the House of Bishops consented to the election of eight new bishops after struggling in private with complaints brought against nine of its own.

Friday, July 6, 2012 - 8:35pm

Eight of the nine bishops accused of violating the church's canons have responded in an open letter to the House of Bishops and addressed to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.

Friday, July 6, 2012 - 3:03pm

The Rt. Rev. Wallis C. Ohl, Bishop of Ft. Worth, and the Rt. Rev. John C. Buchanan have asked General Convention to “set the record straight” on hierarchy in the Episcopal Church. They also have accused nine brother bishops of “boundary-crossing.”

Friday, July 6, 2012 - 7:38am

Do we love all the members of our Church enough to take the time to get this right?