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March 8, 2012

— Updated at 10:00 a.m. March 9, 2012 to include dates of House of Deputies online discussion and other details.

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music has released excerpts from its “I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing:...

February 29, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Two of Maryland’s three Episcopal bishops said March 1 that they will allow diocesan clergy to solemnize same-gender marriages in that state when a marriage equality law signed that day goes into effect.

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the Civil Marriage...

February 27, 2012

[Office of the Archbishop of York] The Archbishop of York has today (Feb. 24) repeated his opposition to David Bahati MP’s Private Members Bill in Uganda which seeks to prosecute gay people. The Archbishop previously issued a statement in 2009 when the Bill was first brought before the Ugandan...

February 16, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The bishops of both the Episcopal dioceses of Olympia and Spokane will make provisions for their clergy to operate within the state of Washington’s new same-gender marriage law.

Governor Christine Gregoire signed legislation into law Feb. 13. The law takes effect...

February 14, 2012

By: Episcopal Young Adult and Campus Ministries

A significant number of students in my college community identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual. So, when a young, black, gay man was brutally assaulted just two miles from campus, many of the students were deeply impacted. The feelings of fear, anger, and sadness hung heavily over my students,...

February 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Los partidarios del matrimonio de los homosexuales manifestaron su regocijo el 7 de febrero luego de que un tribunal de apelaciones dictaminó que la controversial Proposición 8 de California, que definía el matrimonio como [la unión] entre un hombre y una mujer, era...

February 7, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] The Rt. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, today [Feb. 7] endorsed the marriage equality legislation under consideration in the Maryland legislature. Bishop Budde’s diocese includes Montgomery, Prince George’s, Charles and...

February 6, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Gay marriage supporters rejoiced Feb. 7 after an appellate court ruled California’s controversial Proposition 8, which defined marriage as between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.

“Today’s 9th Circuit Court decision is not just a victory for gay and...

January 26, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] About 100 Ugandan gay rights activists and mourners gathered Jan. 26 to commemorate the first anniversary of the murder of David Kato.

Kato, former advocacy officer for Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), was found bludgeoned to death at his home outside Kampala on...

December 21, 2011

By: Episcopal Young Adult and Campus Ministries

At the end of the semester, I often put together a newsletter for my students and “Friends of Absalom” to remind and share with people the events of the semester. Here are a few highlights and reflections on the semester:

The Minute-to-Win-It Ramadan Party

This year marked the...

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