Marriage Equality

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 09:15

Primate Fred Hiltz and officers of General Synod share a tense moment of silence before results are revealed. Photo: Matthew Townsend [Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada will maintain its traditional definition of marriage after a...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 16:15

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry told clergy in the Diocese of Florida Feb. 4 to work hard to stay in relationship with Bishop John Howard, even if they disagree with his opposition to same-sex marriage. During a public...

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 17:45

Florida Bishop John Howard says General Convention’s effort to ensure same-sex marriages can happen in all of the church’s domestic dioceses is “the standard in this diocese.” Photo: Diocese of Florida [Episcopal News Service] Some Episcopalians...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 14:45

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee Bishop John Bauerschmidt announced Jan. 18 that neighboring Bishop Brian Cole of East Tennessee will “provide pastoral support” to Tennessee couples, clergy and congregations who want to...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 13:30

Dallas Bishop George Sumner, shown here in an image from an online video released after the 79th General Convention, has announced his plans for allowing parishes to use same-sex marriage rites in their churches. [Episcopal News Service] Three...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 17:45

[Episcopal News Service] Albany Bishop William Love’s refusal to accept a General Convention compromise on same-sex marriage has sent shockwaves through his New York diocese, with his supporters and those who oppose his decision both expressing...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 17:45

[Episcopal News Service] Albany Bishop William Love’s refusal to accept a General Convention compromise on same-sex marriage has sent shockwaves through his New York diocese, with his supporters and those who oppose his decision both expressing...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 16:00

[Anglican Communion News Service] A proposal by the archbishop of Sydney for an overlapping Anglican diocese or province to cater for Anglicans in New Zealand opposed to the blessing of same-sex marriage has been rejected by the leaders of the...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 17:15

Members of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Albany, New York, pose in October for a Facebook photo promoting it as a congregation that “welcomes ALL for worship, fellowship and service.” [Episcopal News Service] Albany Bishop William Love, in a...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 14:30

[Episcopal News Service] There are times when the Episcopal – and Anglican – tendency toward compromise makes for differing interpretations on how far the church’s big tent has been stretched, and what it all means for the people seeking shelter...

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