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  1. Blase Cupich to be next archbishop of Chicago.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Commonweal

    Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will succeed Cardinal Francis George as archbishop of Chicago. His installation Mass will be held on November 18. The Associated Press broke the story Friday night, and was quickly followed by other outlets .

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  2. Texas: Cops, Clergy Come Out in Support of Same-Sex CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Advocate

    Hundreds of leaders in law enforcement, religion, and business came out in support of marriage equality through a series of amicus, or friend of the court, briefs filed this week in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which will hear a case involving the issue in the next few months. Police officers and first responders pointed out that they carry out the law without bias in a state that shows bias to same-sex couples.

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  3. Shipman was wrong, but so was reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Day

    ... this misguided position generated significant and passionate criticism. Did the Board of Governors of the Episcopal Church of Yale go too far by, in Rev. Shipman's words, making it "clear that I should resign or be fired?" Some contend Rev. Shipman ...

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  4. Reports: Blase Cupich to be next archbishop of Chicago.Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Commonweal

    Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will succeed Cardinal Francis George as archbishop of Chicago, according to an Associated Press report . Earlier this evening the Archdiocese of Chicago announced it would hold a press conference for tomorrow morning at 9:30 Central.

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  5. Letter: People of faith support reproductive rightsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Advocate

    As priest-in-charge at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, which is across South Claiborne Avenue from the new Planned Parenthood clinic, I am pleased that the clinic is moving to the area. I write to express my support for the right of the clinic to be there and to serve the reproductive needs of our community.

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  6. Religion and climate change: Competing to save the earthRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Economist

    WHEN heads of government from across the world convene in New York next week to consider ways of cooling the planet, a crescendo of religiously-inspired voices, as well as secular green rallying cries, will be resounding in their ears. During the 48 hours before the big meeting opens on September 23rd, two worthy inter-faith organisations-the World Council of Churches and Religions for Peace-will host a " summit " of their own, backed by 30 prominent faith leaders.

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  7. Blessing of the Animals Oct. 5 at St. John's Church in SomervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    All creatures great and small, furry or feathered or scaled, and their owners, are welcome to the Blessing of the Animals at St. John's Episcopal Church on Sunday, Oct. 5 ,at 3 p.m., rain of shine. St. John's is located at 158 West High St. in Somerville.

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  8. Interfaith Council statement on ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    On Wednesday, the Interfaith Council of San Francisco released a statement concerning the deadly attacks on religious communities in the territory currently dominated by ISIS , the self-styled "Islamic State." In the past several months, hundreds of thousands of people have been driven from their homes or executed because they observe religions other than the distorted form of Islam proclaimed by the terrorist group.

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  9. Rev. Shipman's treatment shamefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    In forcing the resignation of Rev. Bruce Shipman from his position as the priest-in-charge of the Episcopal Church at Yale , clearly, the church caved in to the enormous pressure from a variety of sources both inside and outside the university, no doubt a reaction to Rev. 2 comments

  10. Community column for Sept. 19, 2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... named the Nanette Noland Scholar as part of a program that recognizes exceptional students involved in the Episcopal Church. Terrell Haughton and Grant Grantham received the E.E. Ford Scholarship for academic achievement and strong citizenship at ...

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  11. 'Abuse can't happen again' - new archbishopRead the original story

    Thursday | The Otago Daily Times

    The newly appointed Catholic Archbishop of Sydney is "committed to playing a leading role in regaining the confidence of the community and of our own members" after the clerical sex abuse scandal. Pope Francis has appointed Parramatta Bishop Anthony Fisher to succeed Cardinal George Pell, who left the position in February to become the Vatican's finance chief in Rome.

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  12. Bishop urges cooperation with Ebola lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | United Methodist Church

    A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone begins Sept. 19 as the government tries to stem the Ebola outbreak and find new cases of infected people who may be living in villages.

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  13. World Youth Day organizer named as next Sydney archbishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DFW Catholic

    Sydney, Australia, Sep 18, 2014 / 03:24 pm .- Pope Francis has named the next Archbishop of Sydney: Parramatta Bishop Anthony Fisher, O.P., a Sydney native and a lead organizer for the 2008 World Youth Day in Australia. "I'm very excited to be returning to the Archdiocese of Sydney and building on the strong foundations left by my predecessor Cardinal George Pell," Archbishop-designate Fisher said Sept.

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  14. Episcopal Church Donates $40,000 in Grants to Ferguson CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KKLA-FM Glendale

    The Episcopal Church has announced that it will be donating $40,000 in grants to aid the people of Ferguson, Missouri. The Episcopal Church has announced that it will be donating $40,000 in grants to aid the people of Ferguson, Missouri.

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  15. Whitworth welcomes Emmy Award nominee Randall Balmer Sept. 29 - Published 9/18/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Whitworthian

    ... by both American evangelicalism, a tradition in which he was raised, and his ordination as a priest in the Episcopal Church." Balmer has written more than a dozen books and published countless articles in both scholarly journals and the popular ...

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  16. 'Abuse can't happen again': new archbishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    The newly appointed Catholic Archbishop of Sydney is "committed to playing a leading role in regaining the confidence of the community and of our own members" after the clerical sex abuse scandal. Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Parramatta Bishop Anthony Fisher to succeed Cardinal George Pell, who left the position in February to become the Vatican's finance chief in Rome.

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  17. Don Lee joins Texas Hill Country Bank boardRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Bandera County Courier

    ... But, that would not be the whole story. Don is the former Archdeacon of the Diocese of West Texas of the Episcopal Church. As an Episcopal priest, he has lived out his faith serving the church and many Christian ministries for most of his adult ...

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  18. Black Tie Gala kicks of Weekend of 120th Anniversary Activities of Trinity Church DCRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    ... will be the guest speaker at the gala. The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States will be our honored gala guest and Sunday's presider and preacher. PRLog - Sep. 17, 2014 - WASHINGTON, ...

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  19. Hundreds of Members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Gather in Ozark for Annual Conference.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WTVY Dothan

    Members of more than 75 African Methodist Episcopal churches within the 9th Episcopal District are gathering in Ozark through Saturday. They will be hosting their annual Southeast Conference at the Flowers Center and Ozark Civic Center.

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  20. 13 most expensive private schools in metro PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1u87KwV Tuition rates vary widely among private schools in the metro Phoenix area but remain a significant financial investment for families. Here are 13 of the most expensive private schools in the Valley, with 2014-15 rates: About: Gilbert Christian High School has accepted international students for the past several years from countries including Korea, Japan, China, Sweden, Kenya, Germany, Romania, Thailand, Macau and Vietnam.

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