House of Bishops


July 2, 2018

“Medios litúrgicos 1: Te bendeciré y serás una bendición”, fue uno de los ritos que la Convención General autorizó en 2015 para uso experimental. Foto de Church Publishing Inc.

[Episcopal News Service] Tres obispos han propuesto una resolución sobre el...

June 29, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is episcopal because it has bishops among its leaders and the upcoming 79th General Convention will consider many aspects of their formation, election and role in the church.

The word “episcopal” comes from the ancient Greek epískopos,...

June 29, 2018

“Liturgical Resources 1: I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing” was one of the rites General Convention authorized in 2015 for trial use. Photo: Church Publishing Inc.

[Episcopal News Service] Three bishops have proposed a resolution on same-sex marriage...

June 28, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] A group of bishops has proposed a compromise on the question of whether the president of the House of Deputies should be paid, an issue that has proved divisive at previous General Conventions.

The compromise comes as the result of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’...

June 4, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Ven. Joseph Kerwin Delicat, dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was elected June 2 as bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Haiti.

The election took place at the nursing school of the Episcopal University of Haiti in Leogane, Haiti.


May 16, 2018

The Planning Team for the House of Bishops’ Pastoral Response to #MeToo has presented the following information for the Listening Session, which is scheduled for July 4 during General Convention and will focus on listening, liturgy, and steps for healing.

Notes on the Process for the...

May 4, 2018

The House of Bishops’ Pastoral Response to #MeToo will focus on listening, liturgy, and steps for healing.

In an open letter to the Episcopal Church, an invitation is extended to share reflections on sexual harassment, abuse, and exploitation. A selection of the reflections will be read...

April 5, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real] The Rt. Rev. Charles Shannon Mallory, 81, first bishop of the San Jose, California-based Diocese of El Camino Real, died peacefully in Monterey, California, on April 4. Mallory, who led El Camino Real from its founding in 1980 through his retirement in 1990...

March 12, 2018

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church concluded its retreat meeting at Camp Allen in Navasota, TX on March 9.

Offering an overview in a video here are Bishop Ian Douglas of Connecticut and Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe of Central New York.

Among the discussions and actions of...

March 7, 2018

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church are meeting in retreat at Camp Allen in Navasota, TX.  On March 7, the House of Bishops unanimously accepted the following statement on gun violence.

“I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I have set before you life and...