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10 hrs ago | Living Church

Image: Justice, by Edward Onslow Ford [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons -

In compliance with the mandate issued by the Texas Supreme Court on March 21st, today the 141st District Court in Fort Worth agreed to move forward with a new trial in the property suit brought five years ago by The Episcopal Church against the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth.


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17 hrs ago | Magic City Morning Star

Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue - Seeking a Unified Moral Witness

The Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue in the United States has concluded a six-year round of dialogue with the release of "Ecclesiology and Moral Discernment: Seeking a Unified Moral Witness," approved at the most recent meeting February 24-25, 2014, at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Anglican, Alexandria, VA, Opinion

22 hrs ago |

Official Timeline - Origin and History of Universal Life Church

Within the Letter to the Smyrnaeans, it was St Ignatius of Antioch in 107 AD that made the first reference ever to the name of what would become the first Christian Church.


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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Episcopal Bishop Curry To Retire Oct. 1

The Rt. Rev. James E. Curry, bishop suffragan for the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, will retire Oct. 1, the diocese announced Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Catholic World News

French bishops cautioned against political manipulation

The new leader of the French bishops' conference has warned his colleagues against "manipulating or being manipulated" in political controversies.


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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Time magazine cover features new book by Piedmont professor

The Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor's 13th book was released April 8 by HarperCollins and appears on its way to becoming a runaway best seller after being featured on the cover of Time magazine this week.


Related Topix: Piedmont College, Religion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Photos: Easter services

Deacon, Allen Carpenter, center, reads the gospel during Easter Sunday service at the Cathedral of All Saints Episcopal church on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. Episcopal Bishop of Albany, William Love, delivers his sermon during Easter Sunday service at the Cathedral of All Saints Episcopal church on Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Albany, ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Religion, Albany, NY

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Community cornerstone: Forest Grove Church still stands thanks to local support

This morning the pews inside the Forest Grove Church likely will be filled to capacity.


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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Pelosi Helps Wash Immigrants' Feet: Says Passing Amnesty...

To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco.


Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Religion, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

Deseret News

Christians find 'wonder and hope' on Good Friday

This is speaking to the people who are still put on a cross day to day in some way, shape or form and to have that brought to your eyes can help you understand the wonder and hope that is given by the fact that that's not the end."


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A brunch full of spring for Easter Sunday

Peter Rabbit will be thumping on the door after you make this amazing Triple Layer Carrot Cake recipe.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

This Saturday 100 years ago was 'Everybody Go To Church Sunday'

Follow George Watson's Twitter live from the Texas Tech-Prairie View A&M baseball game at Rip Griffin Park First United Methodist Church traces its roots on the South Plains to the 1890s.


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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Ordination set for Episcopal Diocese bishop

The Rev. Matthew Gunter will be consecrated and ordained as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac on Saturday, April 26, at Appleton Alliance Church, 2693 W. Grand Chute Blvd. The service is open to the public and will begin with a procession at 10:30 a.m. The Rite of Ordination, which includes the Presentation, Examination and ... (more)


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The Jersey Journal

Stations of the Cross adaptation by Episcopal churches focuses on violent crime in Jersey City

Bishop Mark Beckwith of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark joins three Episcopal congregations in Jersey City -- St. Paul's in Bergen, Grace Church Van Vorst and Church of the Incarnation -- in the Stations of the Cross procession which commemorates Jesus Christ's suffering, from his condemnation through his crucifixion and burial, adapted to focus ... (more)


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Free Republic

It Is Finished

The Roman cross was a terrifying instrument of torture and execution. The sight of a cross must have filled all who saw it with fear.


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In which Rep. Nancy Pelosi defends the indefensible

Congresswoman Pelosi yesterday joined a very mixed lot of her constituents, organized by the San Francisco Organizing Project , for an interfaith, Holy Thursday observance at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist in the Mission.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Friar celebrates 40 years on Easter

Fr. Leo M. Joseph will celebrate his 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood on Easter Sunday.


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Catholic World News

Philippine bishops warn faithful against self-crucifixion

The Catholic bishops of the Philippines have argued strongly against the customs practiced by some zealous believers who scourge or even crucify themselves on Good Friday.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Life, Holidays, Good Friday

Basildon Recorder

Brentwood Diocese names its new Roman Catholic bishop

Father Alan Williams was appointed as one of the region's most senior clergymen by Pope Francis and will succeed Bishop Thomas McMahon - who had been in post for more than 34 years.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Edgefield Advertiser

Here and There - 4-17-14

Friends of the Edgefield County Library : invite you to join us in support of library needs.


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