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June 24, 2006

The 75th General Convention responded to recommendations set forth in the Windsor Report with six resolutions that commit to interdependence within the Anglican Communion, express regret for straining the bonds of affection, affirm...

June 21, 2006

Responses to Resolution B033, that calls for restraint in consecrating bishops "whose manner of life presents a challenge to the wider church," varied from disappointment to relief June 21 as both houses of the 75th General Convention,...

June 20, 2006

Dialogue between the Episcopal Church and other Christian denominations, both in the United States and beyond, should not be impacted negatively because of the election of a woman -- Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori -- as the 26th...

June 20, 2006

Dialogue between the Episcopal Church and other Christian denominations, both in the United States and beyond, should not be impacted negatively because of the election of a woman -- Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori -- as the 26th...

June 20, 2006

An updated version of a Concordat of Full Communion between the Episcopal Church and the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI, the Philippine Independent Church) was signed by its Obispo Maximo, the Most Rev. Godofredo David, and Presiding...

June 16, 2006

The international guests of General Convention who attended a reception at the Hyatt Capitol Hotel, June 16, are a reminder that "our realities are part of a larger Anglican story," said Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold. More than 50...

June 16, 2006

Bishop Trevor Mwamba of the Diocese of Botswana in the Province of Central Africa is one of the more than 60 international guests at General Convention. He spoke with Episcopal News Service international correspondent, Matthew Davies,...

June 16, 2006

The Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion, commended the Episcopal Church for the way it has responded to the recommendations of the Windsor Report, he told Episcopal News Service. [Full text included below...

June 15, 2006

The Rev. John Danforth, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, challenged the Episcopal Church to a "higher calling" of reconciliation during Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold's forum: "Toward a Reconciled World." The forum drew...

June 15, 2006

A public hearing on resolutions A011, A012 and A013 addressed the stance of the Church on the Palestine/Israel peace process and investment in Palestine during a June 15 morning session in the National and International Concerns committee...

June 15, 2006

The Rev. John Danforth, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, challenged the Episcopal Church to a "higher calling" of reconciliation during Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold's forum: "Toward a Reconciled World." The forum drew...

June 13, 2006

A public hearing on the response to the Windsor Report welcomed more than 70 speakers the evening of June 14 to address the Standing Committee on the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion on four resolutions (A160-163) that deal with...

June 13, 2006

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and a new initiative, ONE Episcopalian -- which seeks to rally Episcopalians to the cause of ending extreme poverty and achieving the MDGs -- were addressed during an open hearing June...

June 13, 2006

The Special Committee on the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion held its first open hearings June 13, during which resolutions relating to the Windsor Report, the Anglican Communion's Listening Process, and the Anglican...

June 8, 2006

Global reconciliation has been one of the hallmarks of the Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold's tenure as Presiding Bishop, and his forum, "Toward a Reconciled World," scheduled for 8 p.m. on June 15 in Hall C of the Greater Columbus Convention...

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