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July 20, 2010

Bishop Jim Mathes of San Diego has sent a letter to clergy of the diocese approving a process to celebrate same-gender blessings. "I want to underscore this is really about providing pastoral latitude to the clergy in appropriate situations, and that the context in which we do this is our...

July 15, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2010 CONTACT: Steve Ralls (202) 347-7007 / sralls@immigrationequality.org

LGBT, IMMIGRATION, CIVIL RIGHTS AND FAITH GROUPS PRAISE CONGRESS FOR UNITED EFFORT TO END DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LESBIAN & GAY BINATIONAL FAMILIES

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June 13, 2010

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, or GLAD, announced June 14 that it will bestow the 2010 Spirit of Justice Award to New Hampshire Bishop V. Gene Robinson, according to a news release.

The 11th annual Spirit of Justice Award Dinner is scheduled for Oct. 29 at the Westin Copley...

June 11, 2010

"Despite all our differences we are passionately committed to walking together." So said a pastoral statement approved June 10 by the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada on the issue of same-gender blessings. And it may mark the beginning of a new spirit and approach to a question...

June 3, 2010

Support for the repeal of the U.S. Military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy is gaining momentum. Last week the House of Representatives passed a bill repealing the 17-year old law, followed closely by a vote of approval by the Senate Armed Service Committee just days later. It seems likely to...

April 13, 2010

A group of conservative Anglican primates, meeting April 5-9 in Bermuda, has criticized the Episcopal Church for the election of a partnered lesbian as a suffragan bishop in Los Angeles and named new leadership for the Global Anglican Future Conference/Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans...

April 13, 2010

Archbishop Ian Ernest of the Province of the Indian Ocean is the third Anglican primate in as many months to write to Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams expressing disquiet about recent developments in the Episcopal Church concerning issues of human sexuality. In his April 12 letter,...

April 7, 2010

Church of Ireland Anglican Archbishop Alan Harper has expressed his "deep regret" that the U.S.-based Episcopal Church has given its consent to the election of Los Angeles Bishop-elect Mary Glasspool. The decision, Harper said in a statement to the Church of Ireland Gazette, "does not reflect...

March 23, 2010

Published at 07:20 p.m. EDT, this story updates an earlier version to add comments from the meeting's news conference.

The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops, concluding its six-day retreat meeting at Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas, has posted a draft of the long-awaited 95-page report...

March 17, 2010

Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop-elect Mary Douglas Glasspool has received the required number of consents from diocesan standing committees and bishops with jurisdiction to her ordination and consecration, the presiding bishop's office has confirmed. Glasspool, 56, was elected bishop suffragan on...

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