Ephraim Radner: The words “man and woman” and “husband and wife” will now signify “two people” or “two persons.”
Bishops Gene Robinson and Scott Hayashi reflect on Mormon concerns about civil rights and religious freedom.
Bishop Leo Frade: “I rejoice that … the State of Florida will take a bold and compassionate stand.”
The Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order asks for restraint.
“Our primary text will be the documents prepared by the Task Force on the Study of Marriage" for General Convention.
Bishops’ directions follow Supreme Court’s declining to review state laws.
“Part of our charge is to consider the challenges and opportunities of the changing societal norms around marriage.”
St. Paul’s Parish, K Street, moves toward accepting women in the priesthood and welcoming same-sex marriage.
Guidelines may follow for clergy and congregations in the Diocese of Virginia.
The presiding officers of General Convention have announced their decision to appoint a legislative committee on marriage.