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November 22, 2010

Sacramento fire officials have determined that a fire that destroyed offices of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California was deliberately set, a diocesan spokesperson said Nov. 22. Officials have no suspects in the Oct. 21 early...

November 19, 2010

The ongoing property dispute between the continuing Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and a breakaway group is headed back to a Fresno County Superior Court, an appellate court ruled Nov. 18. The Fifth District Court of Appeal in Fresno...

November 7, 2010

The Nov. 7 formal seating of the Rt. Rev. Scott Byron Hayashi Episcopal Diocese of Utah's St. Mark's Cathedral in Salt Lake City concluded a weekend of joyous festivities that reflected the diocese's rich diversity and drew guests from...

November 5, 2010

The Very Rev. Martin Scott Field was elected Nov. 6 as 8th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri, pending required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church. Field,...

October 29, 2010

Bishop Jerry Lamb and the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin have raised "grave concerns" about the election and planned March 19, 2011, consecration of the Rev. Daniel Martins as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of...

October 27, 2010

A strong passion to help others guided the Rev. Fatima Yakubu-Madus, daughter of a Muslim imam, to her recent ordination as a deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. "This has been a journey for me. I was born and raised a...

October 26, 2010

Courage and willingness to step out into the unknown are essential leadership qualities, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori told several thousand women Oct. 26 at the "Women's Conference 2010 Main Event" hosted by California...

October 24, 2010

Virginia Theological Seminary and the Diocese of Northern California, hit by devastating fires last week, on Oct. 25 grappled with the lengthy process of moving forward. In Alexandria, the VTS faculty and students were off-campus as the...

October 24, 2010

The Oct. 24 seating of the Rt. Rev. Michael Louis Vono as ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande capped a series of festivities with a "great spirit of joy, expectation and happiness," according to the Very Rev. Mark...

October 21, 2010

An early morning fire has damaged offices of the Sacramento-based Episcopal Diocese of Northern California, according to a statement posted on the diocesan website. The four-alarm fire was reported about 1:45 a.m. Oct. 21 and destroyed the...

October 20, 2010

Defeating Proposition 8, the California voter-approved ban on gay marriage, is more than a legal issue; it's also a matter of faith, Bishop Diocesan J. Jon Bruno of the Diocese of Los Angeles told an Oct. 20 gathering of interfaith leaders...

October 11, 2010

When the District of Columbia legalized gay marriage earlier this year, Erwin de Leon and the Rev. John Beddingfield tied the knot "knowing full well it's very limited," de Leon said during a recent telephone interview. The federal...

September 30, 2010

Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Service, an ecumenical agency under the auspices of the Diocese of Los Angeles, has been awarded a "highly competitive" $115,000 federal grant to enable the diocesan agency to expand legal and education...

September 28, 2010

The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth has asked a federal judge to stop former bishop Jack Iker from using the diocesan seal and name, according to a statement released by the diocese. Attorneys for the diocese filed a complaint Sept. 21 in...

September 20, 2010

The House of Bishops, concluding its Sept. 16-21 fall gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, has issued a pastoral letter and a "theological resource" on immigration, pledged to support a major fund drive to aid the rebuilding of the Episcopal...

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