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June 26, 2015

Casey Kend of New York, a supporter of same-sex marriage, holds a sign in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on June 26, 2015. Photo: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Applause broke out in legislative committee meetings around the Salt...

June 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the focus of three legislative hearings June 25 as the Social Justice and International Policy Committee opened the floor for public testimony at the Episcopal Church’s 78th General Convention.

Some...

June 25, 2015

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, center, celebrated the opening Eucharist of General Convention, assisted at the altar by the Rev. Lauren Welch, Diocese of Maryland deacon for mission, left, and Margaret McLarty, platform master of ceremonies. The service used 49 baskets of...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release]  “Follow Jesus into the neighborhoods,” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her sermon at the opening Eucharist to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church on June 25. “Travel light.”

The...

June 24, 2015

Diocese of Honduras Bishop Lloyd Allen leads the opening prayer June 24 during the historic joint session of the House of Bishops and House of Deputies to meet with the four bishops nominated to be the 27th presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church. Allen is a member of the Joint...

June 24, 2015

The church’s journey ahead “requires courage – to venture into the unknown future, to befriend strangers, to confront whatever denies life and liveliness, and to keep learning interdependent ways of living,” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori tells a joint session of the House...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Peace, justice and security in the Holy Land are the focus of seven proposed resolutions to be considered by the Episcopal Church’s General Convention, ranging from calls for deeper investment in Middle East partnerships to placing economic pressure through...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “This body is meant to be sacrament of God, an outward demonstration of the life and hope within us.” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her opening remarks to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church...

June 24, 2015

El Rdo. Michael Barlowe, director ejecutivo de la Convención General, enfatiza un punto durante una conferencia de prensa el 23 de junio, mientras lo escuchan, de izquierda a derecha, Neva Rae Fox, encargada de Relaciones Públicas de la Iglesia Episcopal; la Rda. Gay Clark Jennings,...

June 23, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Global dimensions are set to resonate throughout The Episcopal Church’s General Convention as international guests representing many of the Anglican Communion’s 38 provinces will travel to Salt Lake City.

Guests attending the June 25-July 3 convention...

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