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1 hr ago | The Harbor Times Soup

Folk mass at St. Margaret's

John Ineson of Damariscotta will be the guest preacher and celebrant Sunday, Aug. 10, at the 8 and 10:15 a.m. services at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 95 Court St. The music at the second service will be accompanied by Father John on his 12-string guitar and will feature contemporary hymns, as well as original songs.


Related Topix: Damariscotta, ME, Religion, Maine, Boothbay Harbor, ME, Waldoboro, ME

5 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

Episcopal fight over half-billion worth of property now in judgea s hands

The Right Rev. Mark Lawrence of the Diocese of South Carolina listens as Judge Diane Schafer Goodstein decides whether Lawrence should be allowed to testify about procedures that were taken to remove him as a bishop of The Episcopal Church.


Related Topix: Religion, Dorchester County, SC, St. George, SC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

New Vision

Ugandan Catholic Bishops elected to AMECEA committee

Two Ugandan Catholic bishops Joseph Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda-Mityana and Sabino Ocan Odoki of Arua have been elected to the Committee of Bishops .


Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Malawi,

Celebrating 40 years of Episcopal women priests

On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.' s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests.


Related Topix: Religion, Philadelphia, PA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The York Daily Record

St. John's Episcopal Church to offer concert series to encourage people to visit downtown

Father David Lovelace remembers being overwhelmed with the beauty of St. John's Episcopal Church in York when he first took over as rector 20 years ago.


Related Topix: Religion, Canada, York, PA

National Catholic Reporter

Celebrating the Philadelphia 11, 40 Years Later

Imagine a church service so controversial that police officers are stationed down the street and throughout the congregation.


Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church

Summerville Journal Scene

Lawsuit Trial concludes

Testimony in the ongoing lawsuit between the national Episcopal Church, the Episcopal Church in South Carolina, and the Diocese of South Carolina wrapped July 25. The Diocese, which filed suit against the church in January 2013 and maintains that it legally broke away from the church in 2012, brought suit against the church in January 2013 over who ... (more)


Related Topix: Religion, South Carolina, Gay/Lesbian

Long road ahead still remains for female bishops in Church of England

The Church of England has voted to approve female bishops but a long road still remains for them to be fully accepted by the church.


Related Topix: Anglican, Religion

Malvern Gazette

City will remain close to former Archdeacon's heart as he becomes Bishop of Colchester

THE city's former Archdeacon was presented with a "breathtaking" pectoral cross made by a Worcester jeweller as he was consecrated as the next Bishop of Colchester.


Related Topix: Religion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Worcester County Times

Hebron church members vow to move forward, post fire

Hebron church members vow to move forward, post fire While the final fate of St. Paul's remains unknown, its congregants press forward.


Related Topix: Fire, Religion, Wicomico County, MD

Cape Gazette

St. George's Episcopal Chapel to host revival Aug. 8-10

Many people think they know what a revival is, but they've never experienced one.


Related Topix: Religion, Harbeson, DE, Howard University, Anglican

The Greenville News

Wedding: Patrick Bridges & Scott Gauch

The Reverend Rachel Nyback officiated. A reception followed at Catalina View Gardens in Rancho Palos Verdes.


Related Topix: Wedding, Hermosa Beach, CA, Religion, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Furman University, University of South Carolina

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Anthony Messenger

Through Mary's Eyes

Many Christians are confused as to why Catholics honor Mary the way that we do. She is different, however.


Related Topix: Religion


Remembering The 'Philadelphia 11': Where The First Female, Episcopal Priests Are 40 Years Later

WASHINGTON On July 29, 1974, in Philadelphia, 11 women broke rank and were ordained as the first female priests in the Episcopal Church.


Related Topix: Religion, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, United States of America Travel


New San Fernando archbishop named

His Holiness Pope Francis appointed on Friday Bishop Florentino Galang Lavarias, now Bishop of the Diocese of Iba, as the new Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Fernando.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Fri Jul 25, 2014


White Named Chair of Pulmonary Hypertension...

Dr. Stephen L. White of Hancock recently took the helm as Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association .


Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, University, FL, Religion

Post and Courier

Episcopal schism trial ends with testimony from breakaway bishop

Bishop Mark Lawrence testified on Friday that he continued to act as bishop of South Carolina, including signing legal documents and celebrating church sacraments, after being stripped of his ministerial duties by the national church.


Related Topix: Religion

Historic Detroit church resurrecting pride by visiting its past;...

The leader of Ebenezer AME Episcopal Church was ordained 45 years ago as youth pastor at one of Detroit's oldest African-American congregations before embarking on a career that spanned six churches across the country.


Related Topix: Religion, African-American, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Worcester County Times

Brice Stump: When history becomes ashes

Brice Stump: When history becomes ashes In 120 minutes, a church built in 1773 was gone.


Related Topix: Fire, Hebron, MD, Religion, Wicomico County, MD

Newcastle-born Bishop Brent was early anti-drug crusader

One of the first people to lead the fight to eradicate drug traffickers and control drug abuse was born in Newcastle, Ont.


Related Topix: Canada, Religion, Trinity College, Buffalo, NY, Netherlands, World News