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June 28, 2005

Agreeing that global poverty and environmental abuse must be reversed -- and voting unanimously to continue a cross-cultural "process of mutual listening" to understandings of human sexuality -- the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC)...

June 19, 2005

Under the theme "Living Communion," the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) opened in Nottingham at 10 a.m. today with a service of worship and a business session for roll call and introductory proceedings. This morning...

March 17, 2005

The bishops of the Episcopal Church say a "new day" of collegiality has begun among them as an outcome of their annual spring meeting devoted to private consultation and spiritual reflection. Their Covenant Statement adopted March 15 "...

August 28, 2004

Keeping a second weekend open for reconciliation with people who have left three Episcopal parishes and aligned with a Ugandan diocese opposed to openly gay clergy and same-sex blessings, Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno preached this...

August 24, 2004

Emphasizing the Anglican Primates' agreement that "bishops are to respect the boundaries of one another's dioceses and provinces," Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold today sent a letter of concern to Archbishop Henry L. Orombi after a...

August 23, 2004

Set to visit an Episcopal parish known for feeding as many as 1,300 needy people daily, the Anglican Observer at the United Nations is scheduled to preach at 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 29, at Holy Apostles Church near Madison Square Garden...

August 19, 2004

Bonds that unite the world's 77 million Anglicans -- including 2.3 million Episcopalians in the United States -- are at the heart of a study to be completed in September by an international commission appointed last year by the Archbishop...

August 8, 2004

'I think it's very important to use leadership to help people grow up in stormy times' -- William Swing In his 25 years as bishop of the San Francisco-based Diocese of California, Bill Swing has never missed a Sunday visitation...

July 20, 2004

A one-alarm fire caused the evacuation of the Episcopal Church Center just before 9 a.m. today after sparks emanated from an 11th-floor air-conditioning fan mechanism and sent smoke throughout the building. The 11-floor, 42-year-old...

July 1, 2004

New collaboration is taking shape as the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE) prepares for its annual meeting July 5-9 in Cincinnati, Ohio. That partnership will be marked by the installation of the Episcopal Church's new national...

January 8, 2004

Transformation—as the venerable Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hahn explains—involves infusing known patterns and ways of thinking with new insight, awareness and mindfulness. Transformation, he asserts, does not necessarily...

April 17, 2002

Driving from Hollywood-area gang turf to the Wyoming roadside where co-ed Matthew Shepard was fatally gay-bashed, Los Angeles' Episcopal bishop and 12 young Southern Californians will travel on to Las Vegas, Omaha, Chicago, Detroit, New...

September 12, 2001

Episcopalians throughout the six-county Diocese of Los Angeles gathered in prayer at special services in response to terrorist acts early September 11 upon the World Trade Center in Manhattan and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C....

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