Diocese of Pittsburgh

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October 3, 2008

Deputies to the 143rd diocesan convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh October 4 voted 240-102 to leave the Episcopal Church.

 

Minutes later, in voice votes on three resolutions (Resolutions One, Two, and Three here), the deputies realigned the diocese with the...

October 3, 2008

Deputies to the 143rd diocesan convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh voted to realign the diocese with the Anglican Province of the Southern Cone.

 

The vote came quickly after the convention gave the second required approval to constitutional changes that removed all...

September 21, 2008

Robert Duncan has been given a formal sentence of deposition from the ordained ministry of the Episcopal Church and has been removed as the bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

 

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori signed Duncan's sentence on September 19, the day after the...

July 26, 2008

The Common Cause Partnership, an attempt to unite some dissident Episcopal bishops with other self-identified Anglican groups in the U.S., has announced that it will ask to be the North American province recently proposed by the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON).

A July 24...

February 11, 2008

At least 100 lay members of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh have issued a letter declaring its "strong support for the godly direction of our Bishop, Robert Duncan, and for the strategy approved by delegates to our annual diocesan convention last November."

The signers of the letter ...

January 24, 2008

The Rev. Mark Zimmerman, rector of St. Francis-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church in Somerset, Pennsylvania, announced January 18 that he is leaving the parish to create Somerset Anglican Fellowship.

Zimmerman and St. Francis' members who followed his lead began meeting as the Somerset...

January 14, 2008

The Episcopal Church's Title IV Review Committee has certified that Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh Bishop Robert Duncan has abandoned the communion of the church.

 

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori informed Duncan on January 15 of the certification and sent him a copy...

November 1, 2007

The annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh November 2 gave the first of two approvals needed to enact a constitutional change to remove language in the diocesan constitution stating that the diocese accedes to the Episcopal Church's Constitution and Canons as the church's...

November 1, 2007

On the eve of the November 2-3 annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, Bishop Robert Duncan rejected Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's request that he lead the diocese away from efforts to disaffiliate from the Episcopal Church.

The three-sentence letter,...

June 25, 2007

Workers are removing a layer of the industrial past from the Pittsburgh's 135-year-old Episcopal cathedral.

The Associated Press reports that Trinity Cathedral is being cleaned in preparation for the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh's 250th anniversary, a yearlong celebration that will...

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