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November 9, 2017

[Scottish Episcopal Church] The Episcopal Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church on Nov. 9 elected the Rev. Canon Anne Dyer as the next bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney.

Dyer has served as rector of Holy Trinity Church in Haddington, Scotland, since 2011.  Her wider church involvement...

June 27, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Episcopal Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church has elected as primus the Rt. Rev. Mark Strange, bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness. Strange, 56, is the youngest member of the College of Bishops and was consecrated in his current diocese in 2007. He...

June 8, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church has voted in favor of allowing gay couples to marry in church. The vote means that the Church’s canon law will be changed – to remove the definition that marriage is between a man and a woman. It means that gay...

January 17, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The head of the Scottish Episcopal Church says the Church is “deeply distressed” at the offense caused by the reading of a passage from the Quran in a Glasgow cathedral. The primus, the Most Rev. David Chillingworth, also condemned a subsequent wave of abuse...

April 9, 2013

[Scottish Episcopal Church] The Most Rev. David Chillingworth, bishop of St. Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane and primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, says “Margaret Thatcher will be remembered for her achievement in becoming Britain’s first woman Prime Minister long after debate about the...

February 11, 2013

[Scottish Episcopal Church] The Most Rev. David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrew’s, Dunkeld & Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, says “Christians of all traditions will have heard of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI with regret.  He has been a distinguished holder...

March 8, 2012

The Rev. Susan Macdonald

[Episcopal News Service] History will be made in the Scottish Episcopal Church in May when the Rev. Susan Macdonald, 61, becomes the first female dean of the Diocese of Edinburgh.

The Very Rev. John Armes, incumbent dean and...

December 6, 2011

[Scottish Episcopal Church] The Scottish Episcopal Church has today submitted its response to the Scottish Government’s consultation document on the registration of civil partnerships and same sex marriage through the Faith and Order Board of its General Synod.

In submitting its response...

September 6, 2011

A priest and imam will together read aloud scripture from the Bible and Qur'an on Sept. 11 to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks when hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania...

January 19, 2010

The chairperson of a group campaigning for women bishops says she is disappointed that the Rev. Alison Peden was not elected Britain's first female Anglican bishop but that it is "significant and encouraging" for a woman to have been one of the three candidates that the Scottish Episcopal...

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