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April 19, 2013

[Diocese of Los Angeles] Music composers ages 18 – 25 are invited to compete for a cash prize for an original choral anthem in honor of National LGBT Coming Out Day. The $1,000 prize will be awarded by the Bishop W. Bertrand Stevens Foundation, whose purpose is to strengthen the connection...

January 19, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island] A statement by Bishop Knisely, sent this morning to all active Episcopal clergy in Rhode Island, with a cover letter that reiterates:

“As your Bishop I respect and honor your right to disagree with me. A key part of what it means to be a member of the...

November 26, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church’s liturgical rite for blessing same-sex relationships, authorized by General Convention for use in the Episcopal Church beginning the first Sunday in Advent, December 2, is now available online free of charge.

The rite and...

October 10, 2012

I had heard that General Convention was difficult – if not impossible – to describe to someone who had not attended. I never realized how true that was until I attended a General Convention for myself.

Being at General Convention 2012 with the Young Adult Festival was one of the most...

June 28, 2012

[Religion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so “embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted” over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and convey a lack of understanding.

Addressing a group of Christian teenagers at...

March 12, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] La Comisión Permanente sobre Liturgia y Música (SCLM, por su sigla en inglés) de la Iglesia Episcopal ha dado a conocer fragmentos de su informe: “Yo te bendeciré y tú serás una bendición: materiales para la bendición de personas del mismo sexo”, que incluye el texto...

March 8, 2012

— Updated at 10:00 a.m. March 9, 2012 to include dates of House of Deputies online discussion and other details.

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music has released excerpts from its “I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing:...

February 29, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Two of Maryland’s three Episcopal bishops said March 1 that they will allow diocesan clergy to solemnize same-gender marriages in that state when a marriage equality law signed that day goes into effect.

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the Civil Marriage...

February 27, 2012

[Office of the Archbishop of York] The Archbishop of York has today (Feb. 24) repeated his opposition to David Bahati MP’s Private Members Bill in Uganda which seeks to prosecute gay people. The Archbishop previously issued a statement in 2009 when the Bill was first brought before the Ugandan...

February 16, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The bishops of both the Episcopal dioceses of Olympia and Spokane will make provisions for their clergy to operate within the state of Washington’s new same-gender marriage law.

Governor Christine Gregoire signed legislation into law Feb. 13. The law takes effect...

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