Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality

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November 6, 2013

[Diocese of Chicago] The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, sent this letter to his diocese earlier this evening when  marriage equality legislation passed the Illinois General Assembly:

November 5, 2013

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:

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October 20, 2013

[Episcopal News Service]  Same-sex couples in the state of New Jersey began getting married shortly after midnight Oct. 21 after the state’s Supreme Court released to postponed enactment of a lower court’s ruling.

Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith said on Oct. 18 shortly after the...

August 4, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The 12 Episcopalians given the task of exploring the “biblical, theological, historical, liturgical and canonical dimensions of marriage” and marriage’s “changing societal and cultural norms and legal structures” began their first face-to-face meeting July 29 by...

August 4, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has issued the following report.

At the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church in 2012, Resolution A050 called for a Task Force on the Study of Marriage to be...

July 5, 2013

[Diocese of Northern Indiana] “Celebrations of marriage equality, court rulings continue across church,” the ENS headline of July 1 reads.  “From Los Angeles to New York,” the article tells us, “worshippers gathered across the church to celebrate in very public and very personal ways, after the...

July 1, 2013

[Diocese of Long Island press release] On June 26, as the Supreme Court of our Nation has ruled the Defense of Marriage Act as being unconstitutional, the clergy and people of the diocese embraced and celebrated the reality of full marriage equality for all God’s people while at the same time...

June 30, 2013

Episcopal Diocese of New York Bishop Andrew M.L. Dietsche holds up a sign while riding a float during New York’s Pride Parade. His wife, Margaret, is at his left. Photo: Sharon Sheridan/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] Steve Price’s white...

June 28, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut press release] We give thanks for the recognition of state and federal law enacted by the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act.  In Connecticut that means that all married couples will have the same status before the...

June 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California press release] When the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals acts in response to the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision today, same-gender marriages will once again be legally possible in California. Our state would then resume its position with a...

June 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina press release] Bishop Michael B. Curry, Bishop Anne Hodges-Copple and Bishop Alfred C. Marble of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina voiced their support today for the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the provision of the Defense of Marriage Act...

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