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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.

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.”

Charles Alley+ on Title IV

  • Monday, July 2, 2012

Besides being conduct unbecoming of a church, this action is a violation of the guarantee of the right of free speech found in the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

+Daniel Martins on Title IV

  • Monday, July 2, 2012

My principal concern was to not leave unchallenged the assertion that the Episcopal Church is a unitary hierarchical organism at all levels, and that the dioceses are entirely creatures of General Convention.

+William Love on Title IV

  • Monday, July 2, 2012

To date, I have not seen a copy of the “complaint,” nor do I know who issued it, or what it says.

July 15 TLC Posted

  • Friday, June 29, 2012

The July 15 edition of The Living Church is available online to registered subscribers.

Credit Unions and Justice

  • Thursday, June 28, 2012

By Steve Waring
Credit unions, a longtime ministry within the Episcopal Church, will become more prominent if General Convention approves Resolution A084.

Bishop to Return as Dean

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, who left the University of the South’s School of Theology when he became Bishop of Atlanta in 2001, will return to the school Aug. 1 as its dean.

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