Fatigue and Comic Relief

By Lauren Anderson As patience started to wane and jokes became little punchier, the House of Deputies passed a host of public-policy resolutions during its final legislative day July 12.

July 29 TLC Online

The July 29 edition of The Living Church is available online to registered subscribers.

Budget Clears Deputies

By Lauren Anderson and Matt Townsend The House of Deputies passed the 2012-15 budget without amendment July 11.

Communication Cuts Challenged

By Lauren Anderson and Matt Townsend The House of Deputies discussed the proposed 2012-15 budget in its morning session July 11. Communication funding and diocesan asking rates were at the forefront.

Bishops Issue Dissent

“The liturgy ‘The Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant’ is for all practical purposes same-sex marriage.”

Rite Sails through Deputies

By Matt Townsend The House of Deputies adopted Resolution A049 July 10 authorizing the provisional use of a blessing liturgy for same-sex couples.

Bishops: Covenant Can Wait

By Joe Thoma The House of Bishops concurred with the House of Deputies July 10 to “decline to take a position on the Anglican Covenant,” but affirmed participation in the wider Anglican Communion.