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5 hrs ago | Religion News Service

The a Philadelphia 11a 2 who shattered the stained-glass ceiling: 40 years later, where are they now?

Pictured here are some of the first women ordained in the Episcopal Church. First row, from left, Alison Palmer and Lee McGee.


Related Topix: Religion

11 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Judge in Episcopal schism trial: It's a civil matter

The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, joined by the Presbyterian Church and the United Method Church, is among those asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a Texas case similar to the schism in South Carolina.


Related Topix: Religion, South Carolina, US News, US Supreme Court, Methodist, Charleston, SC

17 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

The bishop and Abe Lincoln: an example of religion's positive influence on politics

The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Religion, Agriculture, Science

20 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Statement by Bishop John McAreavey on the Middle East

Here below is a statement issued July 22nd by Bishop John McAreavey on behalf of the Irish episcopal conference.


Related Topix: Religion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times Leader

Trinity Episcopal Church presents awards

Trinity Episcopal Church of West Pittston celebrated Trinity Sunday on June 15 by honoring those who have worked over the years to establish and maintain an Episcopal presence in West Pittston.


Related Topix: Religion, West Pittston, PA

Pacific Daily News

Apuron removes priest: California sex scandal prompts action

Wadeson: Father John Wadeson, second from right, stands next to Archbishop Anthony Apuron, center, in this 2013 photo posted on, the website of Umatuna Si Yu'os, the Archdiocese of Agana newspaper.


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, World News, Guam, Religion, Honolulu, HI, Roman Catholic Church

Religion News Service

Bishop Tony Palmer died on July 20, 2014, after a motorcycle accident.

Bishop Tony Palmer, a charismatic preacher who used a cellphone camera to record Pope Francis issuing an appeal for Christian unity between Catholics and evangelicals, died Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the United Kingdom.


Related Topix: Christian Music, RNS, Pope Benedict XVI, Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Anglican

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Post and Courier

Popular S.C. historian Walter Edgar testifies in Episcopal trial

The historic Christ Church in Mount Pleasant is among more than $500 million in church properties at stake in a lawsuit at trial now between The Episcopal Church and a South Carolina group led by Bishop Mark Lawrence who left it in 2012.


Related Topix: Religion, Mount Pleasant, SC, South Carolina

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle prelate is early prospect for Episcopal Presiding Bishop

The bishops of America's Episcopal Church will elect a new Presiding Bishop next July.

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Related Topix: Religion, Downtown (Seattle, WA), Montlake (Seattle, WA), First Hill (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

In-depth Africa

"Power Is from God, not Innocent Blood"

The bishop of Episcopal Diocese of Liberia and archbishop of the Internal Province of West Africa, Most Rev.


Related Topix: Religion

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Presiding Bishop speaks at Christ Church

The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori delivers the sermon at Christ Church in Savannah on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Religion, Oceanography, Science


For small church, new solar panels represent members' faith

For one small Episcopal church, new solar panels mean a big difference in its carbon footprint, the community and the congregation's devotion to God.


Related Topix: Religion, West Valley City, UT

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Pilgrimage to Italy unites teens from city, suburban churches

Teens from Christ Church in Whitefish Bay joined other teens from All Peoples Church in Milwaukee in prayer before their upcoming spiritual journey to Italy, where they will visit Rome and Assisi, home of St. Francis of Assisi.


Related Topix: Whitefish Bay, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Religion, Education Etc.

Death goes down

I went to the funeral of a childhood neighbor the other day. It was in an Episcopalian church, but I don't know whether it was "high Episcopal " or low.


Related Topix: Religion

Deseret News

Religious roots: Catholic, Episcopal, Jewish, Congregational and...

Pioneer Day, celebrated every July 24 in Utah, is a day for people to celebrate their pioneer heritage.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Salt Lake City, UT

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Times Herald

Jim Ketchum: Female clergy as capable as the males

News item: The Anglican Church, after 20 years of debate and much weeping and gnashing of male teeth, this week decided women could become bishops.


Related Topix: Religion


Christ Church Exeter receives grant

Christ Church Exeter has received $7,000 from The Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire's Millennium Development Goals Grant Fund to support a partnership between Christ Church and The Episcopal Diocese of Cuba, to aid in efforts to provide water filtration systems in that country.


Related Topix: Exeter, NH, Religion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Post and Courier

Episcopal trial ends eighth day with trademark testimony

The schism over the Protestant Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina's property, names and marks has completed an eighth day in circuit court.


Related Topix: Religion, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

WALB-TV Albany

Integrated church still united after historical flood

An Albany church celebrates a milestone that came along with the Flood of '94'. A predominately African American church and a predominately white church came together during the flood and merged shortly after.


Related Topix: Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Religion, Canada

Wed Jul 16, 2014

El Paso Times

Rev. William 'Bill' Francis retires after 19 years as pastor

The Rev. William "Bill" Francis teared up as he spoke about his 19 years as associate rector of the Church of St. Clement Wednesday at a Pastors for Jesus luncheon.


Related Topix: Jersey County, Channel Islands, United Kingdom, New Braunfels, TX, El Paso, TX, Religion