House of Bishops


August 3, 2018

Editor’s note: Diocese of Virginia Bishop Shannon S. Johnston announced Aug. 3 that he will resign his office in three months.

The announcement appears to culminate a process that began in October 2017 when he announced plans to seek a bishop suffragan after the retirement of the Rt. Rev...

July 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Heather Cook, formerly Episcopal Diocese of Maryland bishop suffragan, has asked the Maryland prison system to release her for a daytime work program.

Her request is being reviewed and, if approved, Cook could begin the unspecified work within a few weeks,...

July 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has taken the next step in a never-before-used canonical process contesting the election of the Very Rev. Kerwin Delicat as bishop coadjutor for the Diocese of Haiti.

Curry on July 17 officially asked the Province II Court of Review...

July 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Colorado Standing Committee has nominated three priests for election as the 11th bishop of Colorado.

The election will take place Oct. 27 during the diocese’s 131st Annual Convention.

The slate includes:

The Rev. Kimberly (Kym) Lucas...

July 11, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Bishops made a “technical amendment” before approving a resolution meant to give all Episcopalians the ability to be married by their priests in their home churches.

Full ENS coverage of the 79th meeting of General Convention is...

July 11, 2018

Miembros de la Cámara de Obispos dedican tiempo en la mesa de conversaciones el 8 de Julio antes del debate sobre la adopción de un pacto para combatir el abuso, el acoso y la explotación. Foto Melodie Woerman/ENS.

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] La...

July 10, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Bishops on July 10 adopted a proposal for what it calls “liturgical and prayer book revision for the future of God’s mission through the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement.”

This summer’s meeting of...

July 10, 2018

Después de una liturgia de escucha especial el 3 de julio donde se reconoció el movimiento MeToo y de escuchar las historias personales de abuso, acoso y explotación, los/as obispos/as reunidos en la Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal adoptaron un pacto que los compromete a hacer...

July 8, 2018

Members of the House of Bishops spend time in table conversation July 8 before debate on adopting a covenant to combat abuse, harassment and exploitation. Photo: Melodie Woerman/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Bishops...

July 7, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on Churchwide Leadership held a rather lively discussion on the morning of July 7 of Resolution A149, which calls for reorganizing the board of directors of the College for Bishops.

Full ENS coverage of the 79th meeting of General...