Diocese of Pittsburgh

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April 30, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh] The Rev. Dorsey W. M. McConnell, who was elected April 21 as eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, recently sent formal greetings to the members of the diocese.

The full text of his letter follows.

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April 21, 2012

Dorsey McConnell

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Dorsey W. M. McConnell was elected April 21 as eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

McConnell, 58, rector of Church of the Redeemer, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, was elected on the sixth...

February 29, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] With the addition of the Rev. Canon Scott T. Quinn, rector of Church of the Nativity in Crafton, Pennsylvania, the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh has announced a final slate of five priests to stand for election as its next bishop.

Quinn, 57, who also serves as...

January 17, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh has chosen four priests to stand for election as the next bishop of Pittsburgh.

The Jan. 15 announcement opens a three-week period during which members of the diocese may petition to add additional...

December 19, 2011

[Trinity Cathedral]

December 16, 2011

Dear Trinity Cathedral Family and Friends,

Yesterday evening the Chapter of Trinity Cathedral voted to re-affirm its Charter of Incorporation. Article II of the Charter states its purpose as “For the support and maintenance of a...

February 21, 2011

Two Episcopal Church dioceses, Virginia and Pittsburgh, continue to make progress in settling disputes over property.

The Diocese of Virginia announced a settlement with Church of Our Saviour, Oatlands, following a Feb. 20 congregational vote in favor of the move. Our Saviour is one of...

February 13, 2011

For the second time in two weeks, the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh has announced an agreement resolving parish property issues with a group of former Episcopalians.

The diocese announced the agreement Feb. 14 with the Somerset Anglican Fellowship.

According to a diocesan press...

February 2, 2011

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has upheld a lower court ruling that said the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh is the trustee of diocesan-held property and assets.

The court, a statewide intermediate appeals court, said in a Feb. 2 opinion that Allegheny County Court of Common...

November 29, 2010

Episcopalians in the renewing dioceses of San Joaquin, Quincy, Pittsburgh and Fort Worth say the challenges of living through church divisions have also led them to new life, increased mission and outreach, deepened community and an empowered laity.

Initially, property, financial and...

May 5, 2010

CREDO Institute and the Church Pension Group will launch a series of conferences in May in the four reorganizing Episcopal Church dioceses of Pittsburgh, San Joaquin, Quincy, and Fort Worth.

The first two-day "Strength for the Journey" conference will be held in Pittsburgh May 21-22....

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