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  1. Miami Bishop to Obama: 'Stop Being a Sodomite'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Miami New Times

    Episcopalian Bishop Leopold Frade had some strong words for President Obama last week: "I am asking President Obama to stop being a sodomite!" Now, before jumping to conclusions, know that Episcopalians are totally down with the gays, and in 2012 Frade personally authorized the church's first recognition of gay marriage in South Florida. For some reason a lot of people think the Biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah is a condemnation of modern homosexuality.

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  2. Senior Bishop to visit Muskegon Heights church in honor of 75th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | MLive.com

    Bishop John Richard Bryant, who is the Presiding Prelate of the Fourth Episcopal District and Senior Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, will be speaking at Phillip Chapel as part of the church's celebration of its 75 years of existence. "If we get a bishop here in Muskegon once in 10 or 12 years, that's good," said B.C. Thompson, a trustee of the church.

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  3. US cathedral may become museum to the slave tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | 4029TV.com

    A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states like Rhode Island. The museum at the shuttered Cathedral of St. John, a church where slaves once worshipped, would explore how the church benefited from the trade and helped bring it to an end, said Bishop Nicholas Knisely of the Diocese of Rhode Island.

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  4. Trinity Cathedral in Trenton to host World AIDS Day observationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... continues the tradition in our diocese to elevate awareness of HIV/AIDS, and to further the efforts of the Episcopal Church to respond to this crisis through the love of Jesus Christ", said Dr. Shawn Fay, an event organizer.

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  5. New Yorkers flock to honor Savannah's Flannery O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... honoring the occasion was unveiled in a special service attended by about 80 people inside the massive Episcopal church located in Manhattan's Morningside Heights area. In attendance were two of O'Connor's cousins, Louise and Frances Florencourt, ...

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  6. Jew on a Hot Tin RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Forward

    ... brother Dakin Williams, his sister Rose Williams spread a false rumor that the rector of the family's local Episcopal Church was Jewish. Tennessee Williams sometimes couched early letters home in somewhat derogatory terms about Jews, as if he knew ...

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  7. Religion notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | St. Augustine Record

    ... will include clothes, coats, shoes and other items. All are welcome. Byron E. Hodges, pastor. ST. CYPRIAN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH , 37 Lovett St., invites the community to attend a multi-faith prayer vigil from 8 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at St. Cyprian's ...

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  8. Cathedral may become museum to the slave tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Daily Herald

    A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states like Rhode Island. The museum at the shuttered Cathedral of St. John, a church where slaves once worshipped, would explore how the church benefited from the trade and helped bring it to an end, said Bishop Nicholas Knisely of the Diocese of Rhode Island.

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  9. Cathedral may become museum of slave tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    The sun sets Wednesday behind the Cathedral of St. John in Providence, R.I. The Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island has a plan to open the shuttered church as a museum devoted to examining the history and church's role in the legacy of slavery in the northern states. Providence - A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states like Rhode Island.

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  10. Cristina receives apostolic Nuncio, launches churches' restorationRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    President Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner met Nuncio Emil Paul Tscherrig, in a private audience at the government House in Olivos where they accorded to begin the tenders aimed for the renovation of the basilicas of Lujn and Mercedes, among other church buildings. Several members of the national cabinet participated in the meeting, including Planning Minister Julio de Vido, Public Works secretary Julio Lpez, national lawmaker for the Victory Front Eduardo "Wado" de Pedro, and Gustavo Lpez, Presidency deputy secretary.

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  11. Advent: A time of fasting, preparation for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... that of the "present, by faith, in our lives now." Members of the Latino congregation at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, known as Iglesia Episcopal de San Esteban, observe Advent by lighting candles each week but find more significant meaning in ...

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  12. BooksRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Civil War Bookshelf

    This post is to acknowledge some of the many review copies received here over the last year even though most fall outside of my competence and interest. I'll give the same comments you would receive if we were browsing in a bookstore.

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  13. Archbishop of Canterbury visits Aberdour on tour of ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Fife Now

    ... The Most Rev David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, hosted the tour. The Archbishop also met with the Rev Dean Norby who is the minister of a new scheme known as the Fife Church ...

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  14. Archbishop PublicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Switched

    No, Sightings will not turn provincial and even local on its readers, but this week it is hard to resist comment on news of the nearby. I can look out my windows and behold one synagogue and two cathedrals--one Episcopal and one Roman Catholic.

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  15. Parish of 32 feeds thousands each monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Windsor Beacon

    It was still another 20 minutes before lunch was served, but the dining room was already filling in the small building that sits adjacent to St. Mark's Episcopal Church. About 25 people sat around long tables in the Center for Community Renewal, the church's feeding ministry.

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  16. Catholic sexual abuse case is Spain's biggest of its kindRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KION 46

    In a case that Pope Francis says he's taken an interest in after speaking to one of the alleged victims, a Spanish judge on Wednesday filed preliminary charges of sexual abuse against three Catholic priests and a religious teacher. Investigating magistrate Antonio Moreno, in the southern city of Granada, ordered the suspected ringleader, a priest, to post a $12,500 bond in order to leave jail, according to a court statement and spokeswoman.

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  17. Bishops face penalties for auditing issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | United Methodist Church

    The board of The United Methodist Church's finance agency is taking separate actions against two African bishops over financial and accounting issues. In one instance, the General Council on Finance and Administration board decided Nov. 21 that the finance agency will withhold funds from East Angola Area Bishop JosA Quipungo's episcopal office until he provides "a satisfactory episcopal office" audit.

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  18. The Anglican church: Praying for timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Economist

    ... happen again. The split is mainly but not solely over same-sex relations. At one end of the spectrum, the Episcopal church in America has consecrated an openly lesbian bishop; at the other end, African bishops have supported harsh anti-gay laws. By ... 5 comments

  19. Book tells story of 11 prophetic womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | National Catholic Reporter

    Two of them are sidebars to the main story, though they're certainly valuable additions to our understanding of this whole matter: Looking Forward, Looking Backward: Forty Years of Women's Ordination , edited by Fredrica Harris Thompsett, and The Spirit of the Lord Is Upon Me: The Writings of Suzanne Hiatt , edited by Carter Heyward and Janine Lehane. But for readers who want excellent storytelling and a narrative that draws deep meaning out of the movement that led the Episcopal church to allow for ordination of female priests, the book to read is The Story of the Philadelphia Eleven by Darlene O'Dell.

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  20. Asante- Mampong Anglican Diocese inauguratedRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    The Asante-Mampong Diocese of the Anglican Church has been inaugurated amidst the outpouring of joy and praises to God by the faithful for a dream come true. It is the second to be created in the Ashanti Region - after Kumasi, and comes over a century after the introduction of the Anglican faith in the region.

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