Diocese of Pittsburgh

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February 1, 2010

A judge has told the organization headed by former bishop Robert Duncan that claims to have withdrawn from the Episcopal Church in 2008 that it must turn over control of the Diocese of Pittsburgh's assets. In a Jan. 29 order County Court of Common Pleas Judge Joseph M. James accepted as...

October 17, 2009

By a unanimous vote October 17, the governing convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh approved the Rt. Rev. Kenneth L. Price, Jr. to serve as provisional bishop.

Price now assumes full ecclesiastical authority in the diocese, which he is expected to lead for the next several...

October 5, 2009

A judge ruled October 6 that the organization headed by former Bishop Robert Duncan that left the Episcopal Church's Diocese of Pittsburgh in 2008 cannot continue to hold any diocesan assets.

On October 4, 2008 a majority of the delegates to the diocese's 143rd annual convention voted to...

September 3, 2009

Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio Bishop Suffragan Kenneth L. Price Jr. has been nominated to lead the Diocese of Pittsburgh for the next several years until a permanent bishop can be elected.

Pittsburgh's Standing Committee recommended September 3 to the diocesan convention that Price...

April 22, 2009

This Sunday (April 26), members of Calvary Episcopal Church and Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh together will serve their community on what they call "Mitzvah Day." The Hebrew word "mitzvah" means "good deed or being obedient to the law."

The volunteers will weed and plant...

April 17, 2009

A judge has ruled in favor of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh on several points in its legal dispute with former leaders over control of diocesan assets, according to a release posted on the diocesan website.

In a hearing April 17, Judge Joseph James of the Court of Common Pleas of...

January 29, 2009

The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh has issued a statement thanking outgoing Assistant Bishop Henry Scriven "for the gracious way in which [he] exercised his ministry in the Episcopal Church while he served here."

The statement came after the Standing Committee...

January 7, 2009

The current leaders of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh January 8 asked a special master overseeing diocesan assets to give them control over those assets.

 

The request by the diocese and Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh was made to the Court of Common Pleas in Allegheny...

October 22, 2008

Bishop Suffragan David Jones of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia has accepted an invitation from the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh to serve as a "consulting bishop" as it rebuilds following a vote by a majority of its leaders to leave the Episcopal Church and realign the diocese with the...

October 17, 2008

Former Pittsburgh Bishop Robert Duncan, who was deposed from the episcopate last month, has warned traditionalists in the Church of England that, in his view, what happened to him could happen to them.

Duncan spoke to journalists at a press conference on October 17 at All Souls Church,...

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