Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality

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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...

May 7, 2012

Demonstrators at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. silently display their desire for full inclusion in the church. United Methodist News Service photo/Kathleen Barry

[Religion News Service] United Methodists concluded their General Conference May 4 without...

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 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...

February 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Los partidarios del matrimonio de los homosexuales manifestaron su regocijo el 7 de febrero luego de que un tribunal de apelaciones dictaminó que la controversial Proposición 8 de California, que definía el matrimonio como [la unión] entre un hombre y una mujer, era...

February 7, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] The Rt. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, today [Feb. 7] endorsed the marriage equality legislation under consideration in the Maryland legislature. Bishop Budde’s diocese includes Montgomery, Prince George’s, Charles and...

February 6, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Gay marriage supporters rejoiced Feb. 7 after an appellate court ruled California’s controversial Proposition 8, which defined marriage as between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.

“Today’s 9th Circuit Court decision is not just a victory for gay and...

December 8, 2011

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music has released educational materials and other information surrounding its plan to ask General Convention to authorize a three-year trial use of its proposed rite for blessing same-gender unions.

The...

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