News

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 10:25pm

By Lauren Anderson
The House of Deputies approved Resolution A157, which eliminates a constitutional requirement that any bishop elected within 120 days of General Convention must obtain consent from a majority of deputies.

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 5:10pm

By Matt Townsend
Same-sex blessings emerged again as a subject of complex and fervent debate July 7, as the Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music heard testimony on a resolution that would authorize such blessings in the Episcopal Church.

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 3:57pm

By Douglas LeBlanc
Friends of The Living Church packed into an upstairs room designed for 175 people to hear Episcopal leaders speak of their faith and how it affects their work.

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 3:41pm

From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition, July 8.

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 3:05pm

By Joe Thoma
The House of Bishops approved Resolution D002 that would amend two canons to say that “gender identity (one’s inner sense of being male or female) and expression (the way in which one manifests that gender identity in the world)” should not be bases for exclusion from consideration for ordained ministry.

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 2:26pm

Bishop William Mchombo, acting provincial secretary of the Church of the Province of Central Africa, talks with Joe Thoma, communications officer of the Diocese of Central Florida, and Christopher Wells, editor of The Living Church.

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 12:00am

By Joe Thoma
Many bishops urge frugality for the Episcopal Church, but they concurred with the House of Deputies July 7 in establishing a “Mission Enterprise Fund” for underrepresented populations at the diocesan level.

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.

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