Lead Story

+Miller: Marriage, not Blessings

  • Friday, July 6, 2012

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

Challenging Confirmation

  • Thursday, July 5, 2012

By Matt Townsend
The subject of confirmation stirred passionate testimony July 5 before General Convention’s Education Committee. Clergy and laypeople addressed the committee on Resolutions A041, A042, A043 and A044, all of which address the nature of confirmation as a necessary step in becoming Episcopalian.

Short-changed Partners?

  • Thursday, July 5, 2012

By Lauren Anderson
In a meeting July 5, the World Mission committee heard from the Episcopal Church’s mission partners who said they did not receive full funding in the past triennium that they were promised.

Bishops Warm Up

  • Thursday, July 5, 2012

By Joe Thoma
The House of Bishops’ first legislative session on the afternoon of July 5 carried a light workload, with half of the allotted time spent devoted to private table conversations and receiving a handful of resolutions from committees.

New Calendar Marches On

  • Thursday, July 5, 2012

By Douglas LeBlanc
General Convention’s Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy, and Church Music has endorsed continued trial use of Holy Women, Holy Men. During lengthy discussion July 5 of the proposed successor to Lesser Feasts and Fasts, numerous people testified that the text should be revised heavily.

PB&F Sorts Shrinking Budget

  • Thursday, July 5, 2012

By Joe Thoma
Before General Convention held its first legislative sessions July 5, conversation on Independence Day centered on funding for outreach, evangelism and administration despite a shrinking budget.

Ordered Administration

  • Tuesday, July 3, 2012

By Cheryl White
The diocese has been the organizational framework for the life of the Church throughout the ages.

Healthy Debate on Health Care

  • Tuesday, July 3, 2012

By Lauren Anderson
Christian leaders have reached diverse conclusions about health-care reform and the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act stands the test of the Constitution.

Dallas: Stunned

  • Monday, July 2, 2012

Standing Committee: “spurious complaints against bishops further demonstrate the urgent need to revisit the Title IV disciplinary Canons.”

ACI on Title IV

  • Monday, July 2, 2012

The complaints are patently frivolous and should be dismissed at the outset.

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