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July 9, 2012

The Rev. Carla Robinson, a transgender priest and deputy from the Diocese of Olympia, addresses the House of Deputies July 9 during their debate on gender identity and the rights of transgender people. ENS photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of...

July 9, 2012

Deputy Russ Randle from the Diocese of Virginia, chair of the national and international concerns legislative committee, addresses the House of Deputies July 9 on resolutions concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Photo/Matthew Davies

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July 9, 2012

Committee member the Rev. Ruth Kirk, deputy in the Diocese of Delaware, said she supported adding the conscience clause “in the spirit of generosity.” Photo/Sharon Sheridan

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] The General Convention Prayer Book, Liturgy and Church Music...

July 9, 2012

[ooyala code=”91bjZjNTrWBICDuM1jzak23la4jCExLv”][Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following is the sermon preached at General Convention for Eucharist on July 9 by the Rev. Dr. Mary Crist (Blackfeet).

Lord, I am yours. Let my words glorify your name.

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July 9, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following statement has been issued by Deputy Ruth Meyers of Chicago and Bishop Thomas Ely of Vermont, chairs of the Cognate Subcommittee on Blessings of the Committee 13, Prayer Book,

The Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and...

July 9, 2012

Natalie Weir, Waycross board of directors chair, center, presented Richard Schori, and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori with the Heroes of Camping Award July 8 during Indianapolis Day festivities at Victory Field. Photo/Hannah Wilder.

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July 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The Committee on Structure has drafted a blueprint for how General Convention can respond to the growing voices in the Episcopal Church calling for change.

Resolution C095, Substitute, was adopted unanimously by the committee during its...

July 8, 2012

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] After hearing public testimony on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and considering all the related legislation, the National and International Concerns Committee has proposed two resolutions for consideration by the houses of General Convention....

July 8, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies July 8 approved on final reading an amendment to the constitution of the Episcopal Church to remove the requirement that consent for bishops elected within 120 days of General Convention be given by convention. The usual...

July 8, 2012

Eastern Zambia Bishop William Mchombo, provincial secretary of Central Africa, Diocese of Cuba Bishop Griselda Delgado, and the Rev. Arthur Cavalcante, provincial secretary of the IEAB, are among the more than 40 international guests attending the 77th General Convention. Photo/Lynette...

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