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July 1, 2019

All the women bishops and bishops-elect who had received the church’s consent to their ordination and consecration who attended the March 12-15 House of Bishops meeting at Kanuga Conference and Retreat Center in Hendersonville, North...

June 21, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] A committee of bishops and academic theologians is discussing how The Episcopal Church and its bishops can confront what its chair has called “the comprehensive role of white supremacy in our lives.” The House...

June 18, 2019

Members of Washington National Cathedral marched in the June 9 Capital Pride Parade in Washington, D.C. Photo: Danielle E. Thomas/Washington National Cathedral [Episcopal News Service] The full inclusion of LGBTQ people in the life...

June 13, 2019

Members of Executive Council’s Joint Standing Committee on Finance June 13 sing a song they wrote to the tune of “There is a balm in Gilead.” The song, “Is there a pledge in Baltimore,” urged members to participate in The Episcopal...

June 10, 2019

Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Suffragan Anne Hodges-Copple, an Executive Council member, breaks the bread during the Eucharist. The Rev. Lillian Davis-Wilson, a deacon and council member from Western New York, served with Hodges-...

May 31, 2019

The Very Rev. Patrick Augustine soon will retire from Christ Episcopal Church in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and become a South Sudanese bishop. Photo: Christ Episcopal Church via Facebook [Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is...

May 13, 2019

Anglican Consultative Council members raise their hands May 4 in a rare actual vote on a measure. Most resolutions were passed by “general consent” or “general assent,” rather than by a show of hands. Photo: Neil Vigers/Anglican...

May 10, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The turmoil over the 2020 Lambeth Conference continues, most recently with a communiqué from the leaders of the Global Anglican Future Conference, or GAFCON, reiterating their contention that the gathering of...

May 6, 2019

Anglican Consultative Council members raise their hands in a rare actual vote on a measure. Most resolutions were passed by “general consent” or “general assent,” rather than by a show of hands. Photo: Neil Vigers/Anglican Communion News...

May 6, 2019

Episcopal Church ACC member Rosalie Ballentine of the Diocese of the Virgin Islands asks May 4 for more information about the new formula for calculating provincial contributions to the Inter-Anglican Budget. Photo: Mary Frances...

May 4, 2019

Oklahoma Bishop Ed Konieczny is embraced May 4 by Burundian Bishop Eraste Bigirimana, right, and Diocese of Nairobi Bishop Joel Waweru, both of whom opposed a resolution he proposed. Both participated in crafting a compromise that the...

May 3, 2019

Members of the Anglican Consultative Council posed May 2 outside their meeting room in the Gold Coast Hotel for a group photo. The ACC is composed of bishops, clergy and laypeople, making it the communion’s most representative body. The...

May 2, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby spent about 70 minutes the evening of May 1, the fourth day of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Hong Kong, answering questions from ACC members and staff. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/...

May 2, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby spent about 70 minutes the evening of May 1, the fourth day of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Hong Kong, answering questions from ACC members and staff. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/...

May 1, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby spent about 70 minutes the evening of May 1 on the fourth day of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Hong Kong answering questions from ACC members and staff. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/...

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