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July 10, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Bishops on July 10 adopted a proposal for what it calls “liturgical and prayer book revision for the future of God’s mission through the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement.”

This summer’s meeting of...

July 10, 2018

Después de una liturgia de escucha especial el 3 de julio donde se reconoció el movimiento MeToo y de escuchar las historias personales de abuso, acoso y explotación, los/as obispos/as reunidos en la Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal adoptaron un pacto que los compromete a hacer...

July 8, 2018

Members of the House of Bishops spend time in table conversation July 8 before debate on adopting a covenant to combat abuse, harassment and exploitation. Photo: Melodie Woerman/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Bishops...

July 7, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on Churchwide Leadership held a rather lively discussion on the morning of July 7 of Resolution A149, which calls for reorganizing the board of directors of the College for Bishops.

Full ENS coverage of the 79th meeting of General...

July 2, 2018

“Medios litúrgicos 1: Te bendeciré y serás una bendición”, fue uno de los ritos que la Convención General autorizó en 2015 para uso experimental. Foto de Church Publishing Inc.

[Episcopal News Service] Tres obispos han propuesto una resolución sobre el...

June 29, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is episcopal because it has bishops among its leaders and the upcoming 79th General Convention will consider many aspects of their formation, election and role in the church.

The word “episcopal” comes from the ancient Greek epískopos,...

June 29, 2018

“Liturgical Resources 1: I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing” was one of the rites General Convention authorized in 2015 for trial use. Photo: Church Publishing Inc.

[Episcopal News Service] Three bishops have proposed a resolution on same-sex marriage...

June 28, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] A group of bishops has proposed a compromise on the question of whether the president of the House of Deputies should be paid, an issue that has proved divisive at previous General Conventions.

The compromise comes as the result of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’...

June 4, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Ven. Joseph Kerwin Delicat, dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was elected June 2 as bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Haiti.

The election took place at the nursing school of the Episcopal University of Haiti in Leogane, Haiti.


May 16, 2018

The Planning Team for the House of Bishops’ Pastoral Response to #MeToo has presented the following information for the Listening Session, which is scheduled for July 4 during General Convention and will focus on listening, liturgy, and steps for healing.

Notes on the Process for the...