Departures from Christchurch

Abp. Philip Richardson: “We need to find a way to walk through this [uncharted] land that is gracious, hospitable, and realistic.”

All Access, No DEPO

The House of Deputies declines to give DEPO-granting authority to bishops on grounds of historic marriage doctrine.

Kind Moments Before a Tough Debate

Bishop Wayne Smith to Bishop Bill Love: “I honestly don’t know if I’m right and you’re wrong, Bill, so I have to provide a place for you on that contingency.”

Doubts Greet Resolution B012

A proposed compromise on same-sex marriage has met a skeptical reception from some of the proponents of Resolution A085.

Till Marriage Do Us Part?

Same-sex marriage and other gay-rights issues have been on the agenda of every General Convention since at least 1976.

‘Marriage for the Whole Church’

A proposed resolution provides for same-sex wedding liturgies in all dioceses “while respecting the pastoral direction and conscience of the local bishop.”