House of Bishops

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March 15, 2008

The Presiding Bishop's chancellor has confirmed the validity of votes taken in the House of Bishops on March 12, correcting an erroneous report published online March 14 by The Living Church News Service.

Chancellor David Booth Beers said votes consenting to the deposition of bishops John...

March 12, 2008

The House of Bishops, during its business session on Wednesday afternoon, March 12, approved a statement concerning the upcoming Lambeth Conference.

The full statement follows.

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal ChurchMeeting at the Camp Allen Conference Center,...

March 9, 2008

Daily Accounts from the House of Bishops March 7-12 retreat meeting in in Navasota, Texas are available here.

The accounts are prepared by bishops who serve as briefing officers each day through an initiative of the House of Bishops Planning Committee and the Church Center Office of...

September 28, 2007

The Most Rev. Alan Harper, Archbishop of Armagh and Church of Ireland Primate, has called the House of Bishops' September 25 statement, following its meeting in New Orleans, "helpful and deserving of a generous response."

"I hope that member churches of the Anglican Communion will now...

September 26, 2007

House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson, who attended the first four days of the House of Bishops meeting in New Orleans at the bishops' invitation, has responded to the actions taken by the house.

 

She said the bishops' statement, "A Response to Questions and Concerns...

September 24, 2007

House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church  New Orleans, Louisiana September 25, 2007

A Response to Questions and Concerns Raised by our Anglican Communion Partners: In accordance with Our Lord's high priestly prayer that we be one, and in the spirit of Resolution A159 of the 75th General...

September 24, 2007

House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church  New Orleans, Louisiana September 25, 2007

A Response to Questions and Concerns Raised by our Anglican Communion Partners: In accordance with Our Lord's high priestly prayer that we be one, and in the spirit of Resolution A159 of the 75th General...

September 23, 2007

After a day of mostly closed-door and overtime sessions, Episcopal bishops on September 24 said they'd made "enormous progress" toward a productive response to the concerns of Anglican Primates.

 

"This is a continuing process of discernment and clarification of the relationship...

September 22, 2007

The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops, deliberating in New Orleans, has been wrapped in many people's prayers and soon they will have an outward and visible sign of those prayers.

The sign will come to them in the form of prayer shawls knit for each of them.

Shawl ministries...

September 20, 2007

After two days of "encouraging" talks with the Episcopal Church's House of Bishops, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams told reporters September 21 that if the Anglican Communion resolves its differences enough to avoid schism "it will have done something for the entire Christian community...

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