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December 20, 2019

[Episcopal Church in Connecticut] The Rt. Rev. Morgan Porteus, 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, died peacefully on Dec. 15 at his home in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, surrounded by his loving family. He was 102.

Son of the late Robert William and Ruth Morgan...

December 16, 2019

The Rev. Poulson Reed. Photo: Diocese of Oklahoma

[Diocese of Oklahoma] The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma elected the Rev. Poulson Reed as bishop coadjutor to become the sixth diocesan bishop on Dec. 14 at St. Paul’s Cathedral in...

December 9, 2019

Bishops consecrate the Rt. Rev. Marty Stebbins at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Helena, Montana. Photo: Diocese of Montana

[Diocese of Montana] The Rt. Rev. Martha (...

December 4, 2019

[Diocese of Pittsburgh] Pittsburgh Bishop Dorsey W.M. McConnell announced Dec. 4 that he plans to retire in the spring of 2021.

McConnell has led the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh since 2012.  He was elected by diocesan lay leaders and clergy in April of that year and was consecrated...

November 18, 2019

[Diocese of Georgia] The Rev. Frank Logue has been elected the 11th bishop to lead the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia. Currently the canon to the ordinary for the diocese, he was elected Nov.16 on the first ballot during an election that took place in the Lane-Nessmith Center at Georgia Southern...

November 14, 2019

[Diocese of Lexington] On Nov. 1, at the Special Convention for the Diocese of Lexington held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Winchester, Kentucky, the first order of business was the election of the eighth bishop of Lexington.

Bishop...

October 1, 2019

Shannon MacVean-Brown, the eleventh bishop of Vermont, receives the crozier from Thomas C. Ely, the tenth bishop of Vermont. Photo: Greg Merhar

[Episcopal Diocese of Vermont] The Rt. Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown is now the 1,122nd...

September 24, 2019

Maine Bishop Thomas Brown, from left, West Virginia Bishop Mike Klusmeyer, Northern Indiana Bishop Douglas Sparks and Rio Grande Bishop Michael Hunn gather Sept. 24 in Washington for a series of Capitol Hill meetings with lawmakers about...

September 23, 2019

[Diocese of Southern Virginia] The Diocese of Southern Virginia elected the Rev. Susan B. Haynes as its 11th Bishop at its Special Council in Dinwiddie on Sept. 21.

One of six nominees, Haynes was elected on the eighth ballot. Haynes, the rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in...

September 20, 2019

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry joins nearly 100 bishops outside the House of Bishops meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Sept. 20 to express solidarity with climate change strikes around the world. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News...

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