Due in September

By John Martin After the July sessions of its General Synod in York the Church of England remains in limbo on women in the episcopate.

Bishops Uneasy on Health Plan

By Joe Thoma One of the most passionate debates in the House of Bishops came during its last legislative day, July 12, over implementation of a 2009 mandate on health insurance.

Deputies Wrap it Up

By Matt Townsend In a whirlwind session July 12, the House of Deputies passed several resolutions that were a matter of considerable discussion at General Convention.

1979 Lectionary Resurrected

By Matt Townsend The House of Deputies passed a resolution that authorizes the use of the lectionary for Sundays and Holy Days as published in the Book of Common Prayer (1979)

An Action of Solidarity

By Matt Townsend More than 30 deputies stood in silent protest July 12 of the Episcopal Church’s provisional rite for blessing same-sex couples.

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.