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September 19, 2010

Bishop Leo Frade of Southeast Florida (in Spanish)

Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix

Yo no se si ustedes aquí en Arizona ya se habrán enterado de que se puede probar por la misma Biblia que sin a lugar a dudas nuestro Señor Jesucristo hablaba con acento al igual que muchos de nosotros...

September 19, 2010

You have heard of St. Matthew, St. Paul, and St. Stephen. You may have even heard of St. Thomas á Becket and St. Augustine and St. Alban. But there are also the Martyrs of Memphis (Tennessee, that is, not Egypt) and Phillips Brooks (a 19th century preacher from my seminary) and Dietrich...

September 18, 2010

The following Daily Account, issued by the Episcopal Church's Office of Public Affairs, offers an overview of the third day of conversations and activities of the House of Bishops, which is meeting Sept. 16-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. The sessions are closed to the media and the general public...

September 17, 2010

The following Daily Account, issued by the Episcopal Church's Office of Public Affairs, offers an overview of the second day of conversations and activities of the House of Bishops, which is meeting Sept. 16-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. The sessions are closed to the media and the general public...

September 16, 2010

The following Daily Account, issued by the Episcopal Church's Office of Public Affairs, offers an overview of the first day of conversations and activities of the House of Bishops, which is meeting Sept. 16-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. The sessions are closed to the media and the general public....

March 15, 2010

A discussion of same-gender relationships will be on the agenda when more than 115 bishops of the Episcopal Church gather March 19-24 for their spring retreat meeting in Camp Allen, Texas.

Bishop Henry Parsley of the Diocese of Alabama, who chairs the House of Bishops' Theology Committee...

July 15, 2009

The House of Bishops ended an emotional discussion July 17 by again delaying a long-sought decision about whether retired bishops should be able to vote.

Bishops voted 72-39 to refer Resolution A052 to the Standing Commission on Constitution and Canons to provide more time to study the...

July 14, 2009

The House of Bishops July 15 adopted an amended version of Resolution C061, which would change the canons to say that "all baptized persons" have full access to any ministry, lay or ordained.

The amended measure, which proposes a change to Title III, Canon 1, returns to the House of...

July 13, 2009

A resolution to add "Rachel's Tears, Hannah's Hopes: Liturgies and Prayers for Healing from Loss Related to Childbearing and Childbirth to the Enriching our Worship" series of supplemental prayer book materials has moved to the House of Bishops for consideration.

Rachel's Tears includes...

July 13, 2009

A resolution asking for the collection and development of theological resources and liturgies of blessing for same-gender unions for consideration at the next General Convention is headed to the House of Bishops. The resolution invites participation in the process by others throughout the...

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