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July 12, 2012

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preaches July 12 at the closing Eucharist of the 77th General Convention in Indianapolis. ENS photo/Mary Frances Schjonberg

[12 de julio de 2012] El siguiente sermón fue presentado hoy en la 77a Convención General de la Iglesia...

July 12, 2012

[ooyala code=”ttNmNkNTptzhrPzsw7GJpBYK8d9Z9Y-0″][Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following sermon was presented today at the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting in Indianapolis, Indianapolis, through July 12.

CLOSING EUCHARIST OF GENERAL...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies worked at a feverish pace July 12 on its final day before adjournment, considering more than 80 resolutions out of the almost 400 that had been filed.

It was able to conclude its work in time to say a special good-bye to House...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service –Indianapolis] When most of the Diocese of South Carolina’s deputies left General Convention July 11 along with Bishop Mark Lawrence, their departure was meant to “differentiate” themselves from resolutions convention had passed the day before.

Lawrence said in a...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Bishops wrapped up its business July 12, the last official day of the 77th General Convention in Indianapolis, considering more than 60 resolutions on topics as wide-ranging as genetically modified food crops to the DREAM Act to social media...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Applause and cheers erupted July 11 as Resolution C095, which calls for creation of a task force to re-imagine the workings of the Episcopal Church in the 21st century, sailed unanimously through the House of Bishops.

A day earlier,...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies on July 11 approved a number of resolutions on how the church can address issues of social and economic justice, and others that dealt with internal church matters.

It concurred with the House of Bishops on resolution...

July 11, 2012

Josie DeJesus, 10, said she loved everything about the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Here, she tries creating her own colorful work of art in an interactive exhibit as part of a display of blown-glass sculptures. Photo/Sharon Sheridan

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis...

July 11, 2012

Byron Rushing speaks during a media briefing July 11 following his election as vice president of the House of Deputies. Photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] Byron Rushing from the Diocese of Massachusetts was elected on the second ballot July 11 to serve...

July 11, 2012

Red Leaf Singers from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, South Dakota, playing the drum. ENS photo/Lynette Wilson

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] Erma J. Vizenor, chairwoman of the White Earth Nation, stepped to the microphone and told the story of a beautiful young woman...

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