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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.

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:41am

By Lauren Anderson
General Convention’s Evangelism Committee heard the cases for and against repealing a canon that specifies Holy Communion as intended for baptized Christians.

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 - 3:36pm

From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition

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?

Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 9:22pm

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.

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