July 29, 2015
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July 16, 2015
[Diocese of Atlanta] A church arson fire in the central Georgia city of Macon has prompted Episcopal clergy in the area to sponsor a special offering to help rebuild the church and other similarly victimized congregations.
“We are asking all 11 parishes in the Macon Convocation to take up an offering on Sunday, July 26, to show our love and solidarity with these fellow members of the Body of...
July 15, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] General Convention passed a number of resolutions aimed at protecting the rights of immigrants and refugees throughout The Episcopal Church.
Resolution D069 calls for the church to support birthright citizenship, particularly in countries where it has dioceses.
In 2010, for instance, the Dominican Republic changed its constitution...
July 14, 2015
[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, meeting here June 25-July 3, approved several Title IV revisions, including adding sanctions for those who may attempt to delay or disrupt the disciplinary process and allocating money to produce training videos and manuals to help streamline proceedings....
July 1, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Bishops on July 1 passed three resolutions, one with an amendment, on the issue of alcohol and drug abuse.
“I’m Mark and I’m an alcoholic,” said Bishop Mark Hollingsworth of Ohio, chair of the committee, as he introduced the resolutions to the House of Bishops and acknowledged his own journey of addiction and recovery.
Hollingsworth said that the committee represented “hundreds of years of sobriety and...