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Episcopal Church Split

The Historical Hypocrisy of the Anglican-Episcopal Split

Kyle Jarrett | Posted 01.24.2017 | Religion
Kyle Jarrett

On January 14, 2016, the Anglican Communion suspended its American branch, the Episcopal Church, from voting and decision making in the global Anglica...

What Real Estate Battles Say About Church

Richard Flory | Posted 09.16.2016 | Religion
Richard Flory

In fighting for its building, St. James the Great has shown that a church is more than just a building. It is also its members, however and wherever they manage to gather to create community--even in a park.

Jaweed Kaleem

Gay Rights Activists Keep Close Eye On New Anglican Leader | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion

For nearly a decade, the 77 million-member Anglican church has been caught in an internal tug-of-war over gender and sexuality: The liberal U.S. Episc...

The New Episcopalian

Mark Osler | Posted 10.22.2012 | Religion
Mark Osler

In the past few months I have read several agonized reports on the supposed death throes of the Episcopal Church. I have traveled in the opposite direction from those who have left the Episcopal church, and am glad that I have.

Breakaway Conservative Anglican Churches Ordered To Return Property

Posted 03.03.2012 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) A Virginia judge has ordered seven congregations that broke from the Episcopal Church to return all pr...

Say What? Lesbian Priests Marrying Each Other!

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Irene Monroe

All couples like to bring the New Year in on a loving note. And what better way for two lesbian priests of the Episcopal Church to demonstrate thei...

Anglicans Reject Move To Kick Out Episcopal Church

Religion News Service | By Kevin Eckstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service (RNS) Anglican leaders meeting in London have rejected a move to "separate" the Episcopal Church from the wid...

The Real Reason for the Anglican-Episcopal Divide

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

This week, dueling pastoral letters from Rowan Williams, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, and Katharine Jefferts Schori, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, caught my attention.

Lesbian Priest Re-ignites Storm in Episcopal Church

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

While many LGBTQ Episcopalians and their allies are jumping for joy over the Rev. Mary Douglas Glasspool's election as an openly lesbian candidate for the bishop suffragan of the Diocese of LA, the battle isn't over.

The Pope and the Anglicans

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

If the Pope's followers want to make a home for other people who don't much care for gays and believe that women should be treated differently from men, they may want to reach out to the Taliban.

A Tough Call for Conservative Anglicans: Openly Gay Clergy, or Closeted Pedophiles?

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

Now all those disgruntled Episcopalians have a choice to make: stay on the team that accepts openly gay priests, or bolt for another team run by closeted homosexual pedophiles. It's a tough call.

The Episcopalian Gay Revolution

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Is there a significant market for an enlightened, modern Christianity that focuses on loving, rather than loathing one's neighbors?