Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality

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June 26, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following on today’s United States Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Proposition 8.

The Episcopal Church is presently engaged in a period of study...

June 26, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release]  The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies of The Episcopal Church, issued this statement in response to the United States Supreme Court’s rulings that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and...

June 25, 2013

Janice Reid (left) and Brenda Bos are looking forward to making their marriage “legal” following the Supreme Court’s June 26 rulings.

[Episcopal News Service] UPDATED June 27 to include quote from Diocese of El Camino Real Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves.

Janis...

June 25, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Arizona press release] I rejoice, along with our LBGT brothers and and sisters, over the Supreme Court decisions this morning. Our country has come one step closer to realizing that freedom and justice are for all its citizens.

Many LBGT people I know who are my...

June 25, 2013

[Diocese of Los Angeles] Marriage equality for all was reaffirmed today by the Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno, bishop of the six-county Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, who commented after the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement of its rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Prop....

May 9, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church bishops of Rhode Island and Delaware both were active supporters of the legislative processes that led to those two states becoming the 10th and 11th states to allow same-sex marriage, and now they are working with their dioceses to respond...

April 10, 2013

[Church of England -- Press Release] The Church of England’s view of the long-established meaning of marriage has been outlined in a new report – “Men and Women in Marriage” – published this week by the Church’s Faith and Order Commission.

The publication (attached) includes a foreword...

February 27, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of California] More than two dozen bishops of the Episcopal Church have filed two briefs in U.S. Supreme Court supporting civil marriage equality for same-sex couples. At the invitation of the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of the Diocese of California and Christopher J...

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...

December 6, 2012

 

A Louisa Hallas y kClare Kemock les bendecirán su unión civil en su iglesia parroquial de la Santa Natividad [Holy Nativity] en Clarendon Hills, Illinois, el 29 de diciembre.

[Episcopal News Service] En el último debate antes de que la Convención General aprobara una liturgia...

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