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June 28, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have written the following letter to the Episcopal Church.

June 28, 2016

Dear People of God in the...

June 22, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Anglican Communion’s “significant influence” in more than half of the countries that criminalize same-sex behavior ought to be put to use to repeal those laws, a new report says.

Anglicans and Sexuality: A Way Forward?, research done in conjunction...

June 15, 2016

La Rda. Susan Hrostowski (izquierda) y Kathryn Garner, que han presentado una demanda para derogar la ley de “libertad religiosa”.

[Episcopal News Service] Para la Rda. Susan Hrostowski, la demanda que presentara el 13 de junio a favor de los derechos de [la...

June 10, 2016

The Scottish Episcopal Church began a process June 10 to change to the church’s canons to allow same-sex marriage. Photo: Scottish Episcopal Church

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Scottish Episcopal Church took the first step towards allowing same-sex marriage when its...

May 20, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A proposal to amend the marriage canon to permit same-sex weddings in churches will be considered by the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church next month. The proposed changes, which were requested by the Synod in 2015, remove the current...

May 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has postponed until 2018 a decision on whether or not to permit the blessing of same-sex marriages. The proposal had been made by the church’s “Way Forward” group, which had been mandated by...

April 28, 2015

Supporters of same sex marriage rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court before the court heard arguments about gay marriage in Washington April 28. The nine justices of the Supreme Court are deciding whether the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, taking up a...

February 3, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has presented its final report to the 78th General Convention and to the Church, and for inclusion in Reports to General Convention, commonly referred to as The Blue Book...

August 21, 2014

Editors’ note: Episcopal Diocese of Virginia Bishop Shannon Johnston issued the following letter to the diocese Aug. 20 shortly before the United State Supreme Court issued an order delaying the beginning of same-sex marriages in the state less than a day before couple could begin seeking...

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