Not for us the betrayal of Maundy Thursday or the painful Stations of the Cross; not for us the image of Jesus, suffering and broken. We like our Jesus risen and glorified, thank you very much.
(RNS) It is simply inappropriate to use a precious institution to suggest that the church bestows its blessing on a leader so obviously beyond the pale of Christian thought.
(RNS) While she is not the first black female bishop in the Episcopal Church, those who preceded her held the title of “suffragan bishop,” a subordinate to the diocesan bishop.
TORONTO (RNS) If it passes a second reading, the Canadian church will join the Episcopal Church, which formally approved marriage ceremonies regardless of gender in 2015.
(RNS) On Sunday, June 5, Episcopal clergy across the country are planning to wear orange stoles as a stand against gun violence, inspired by the Wear Orange campaign.
(RNS) Respecting female colleagues as equals wasn’t the norm, said a church staffer who served at the national church headquarters from 2008 to 2012.
(RNS) By saying nothing about what types of violations occurred, the church heightens the risk that wrongful behavior will be repeated elsewhere.
(RNS) A third executive was cleared of the accusations of failing "to live up to the church’s standards of personal conduct in their relationships with employees."
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Anglicans in Kenya are the latest to boycott the meeting, following Uganda and Nigeria.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Curry said the January primates’ meeting allowed both parties to express their differences and yet find a way to still remain together.
(RNS) The censure of the Episcopal Church raises vital questions about whether divergent teachings on marriage and sexuality constitute minor differences of interpretation or major theological revisions.
(RNS) The vote by Anglican Communion primates to demote the Episcopal Church may have been led by more conservative African Anglican bishops.
(RNS) The medical setback for the church’s leader comes as the 1.9 million-member faith group faces new statistics indicating its continuing slide in membership and participation.
WASHINGTON (RNS) When church leaders, including predecessor, Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, welcomed him into the cathedral, Curry declared himself a “child of God, baptized in St. Simon of Cyrene Church,” the Maywood, Ill., congregation where his father served as a priest.
(RNS) Curry will be installed as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church on Sunday (Nov. 1). He talked to RNS about some of the challenges ahead.