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June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] Carolyn Tuft speaks about her pain and horror as a victim of a 2007 mass shooting at Trolley Square Mall in Salt Lake City.

Although Tuft survived the shooting, her daughter Kirsten died from a gunshot wound to the head.

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June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] The Rev. Gayle Fischer-Stewart served as a police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., for 23 years. She is currently a deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

As a retired police officer, she has the right...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Deputies on June 28 elected 13 trustees of the Church Pension Fund and two clergy members of Executive Council.

Six lay members of Executive Council are to be elected when the House of Deputies reconvenes on June 29.

Elected...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] Following a prayerful early morning procession June 28, Claiming Common Ground Against Gun Violence, Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry addresses hundreds of marchers, including bishops, clergy and laity attending General Convention in Salt Lake City...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] While 1,500 General Convention participants joined a Bishops United Against Gun Violence procession here the morning of June 28, several resolutions targeting gun violence are making their way through the legislative process.

The...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] En tanto 1.500 participantes de la Convención se unieron, en la mañana del 28 de junio en esta ciudad, a una procesión de Obispos unidos contra la violencia armada, varias resoluciones que denunciaban esa violencia se abrían paso a...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] With noisemakers and applause, party hat-wearing General Convention deputies celebrated the 230th birthday of their house on June 27. While members of the House of Bishops met in sequestration at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral a few blocks away...

June 27, 2015

La Rda Gay Clark Jennings fue reelecta sin oposición presidente de la Cámara de Diputados durante una sesión legislativa del 26 de junio. Foto de Janet Kawamoto/Diócesis de Los Ángeles.

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Con aclamaciones, gritos y una ovación de pie de...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] El conflicto israelí-palestino fue el foco de tres audiencias legislativas el 25 de junio al tiempo que el Comité de Justicia Social y Política Internacional abría el pleno para el testimonio público en la 78ª. Convención General de la Iglesia...

June 27, 2015

North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry preaching during the 77th General Convention Eucharist in 2012. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry has been elected June 27 by the House of Bishops as the 27th...

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