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  1. Episcopalian Evolution: 6 Key Events for Protestant Christian Denomination Since It BeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | News Max

    ... wanted to follow the monarch in England in their religious practices. The First General Convention of the Episcopal Church was held in 1785. 3. The American Book of Common Prayer: In 1786, the first American Book of Common Prayer was approved for ...

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  2. Bishop Cook indicted on vehicular homicide, drunken driving, other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... old is charged with hitting and killing bicyclist Thomas Palermo on Dec. 27, 2014. (Handout photo courtesy Episcopal Church, Chip Lee/Crystal River Media) Episcopal Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook was indicted on 13 charges Wednesday in the death last ... 1 comment

  3. A potent symbol of unity of purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    I was present at the consecration of Rev Libby Lane, the first Church of England woman bishop in this country . I shall remember Archbishop Sentamu's infectious enthusiasm for what he was doing I will particularly remember his applauding for many minutes with the whole congregation as well as his consecrating words; and his response to the objector, which he seemed to have prepared, of the full legal authorisation for what we were doing.

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  4. Testimony on Idaho Antibias Bill: 'God Made You' GayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Advocate

    After hearing passionate testimony from people on both sides of the issue since Monday, an Idaho legislative committee is expected to vote this afternoon on whether to advance a bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state's antidiscrimination law. The House State Affairs Committee was hearing more testimony on the bill this morning at the state capitol in Boise and will most likely vote on it in the afternoon, the Idaho Statesman reports.

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  5. Diocese Seeks Resignation Of Bishop CookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... the best interests of the diocese would be served were Heather to resign. Since this does not impede the Episcopal Church's investigation into the matter, it is my hope Heather will see the wisdom in this recommendation," said the Right Rev. Eugene ...

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  6. Finding out how much of Jesus was trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Age

    Marcus Borg, a scholar was who popularized a liberal intellectual approach to Christianity with his lectures and books about Jesus as a historical figure. He was among a group of scholars, known as the Jesus Seminar, who set off an uproar with its very public efforts to discern collectively which of Jesus' acts and utterances could be confirmed as historically true, and which were probably myths Marcus Borg, a scholar was who popularized a liberal intellectual approach to Christianity with his lectures and books about Jesus as a historical figure.

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  7. Md. Episcopal Diocese Asking For Bishop To Resign After Fatal Hit-And-RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... the best interests of the diocese would be served were Heather to resign. Since this does not impede the Episcopal Church's investigation into the matter, it is my hope Heather will see the wisdom in this recommendation," said the Right Rev. Eugene ...

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  8. Md. Bishop Accused of Hitting, Killing Cyclist is Asked to ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... the best interests of the diocese would be served were Heather to resign. Since this does not impede the Episcopal Church's investigation into the matter, it is my hope Heather will see the wisdom in this recommendation," the Right Rev. Eugene ... 1 comment

  9. Episcopal Diocese asks for Bishop's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | ABC2 Maryland

    ... the Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, bishop of Maryland, said in a release. "Since this does not impede the Episcopal Church's investigation into the matter, it is my hope Heather will see the wisdom in this recommendation."

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  10. Prayer Service for Christian UnityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Sacred Heart Schools News

    ... Lutheran Church , Reverend Matt Helms of Fourth Presbyterian Church and Ian Burch of St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church (pictured below left to right) joined the Sacred Heart community for the service on January 28. At Sacred Heart, for over a ... 4 comments

  11. St. Thomas, Mamaroneck, Welcomes New RectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | TheLoop

    Rev. Gadsden, in rear, in white vestments and her wife in gray dress, with her two daughters and members of the Congregation Rev. Carol D. Gadsden has been formally instituted as the 16th Rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Mamaroneck.

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  12. Vocation Boom' to honor Bishop Olmsted's efforts to grow ranks of clergyRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Dan Connealy, an instituted acolyte and Phoenix seminarian, carries the cross during a Jan. 6 dedication of a new wing at the U.S. Seminary in Rome. "Vocation Boom," an organization aimed at fostering vocations, will honor Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix Feb. 20 at a benefit dinner.

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  13. Obituary: Marcus Borg, Christian scholarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Star Tribune

    He was 72. Borg was born in Fergus Falls, Minn., to a Lutheran family. He attended Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and earned a Ph.D. in philosophy at Oxford, where he did research on the historical Jesus.

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  14. New Anglican Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe is consecratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Limerick Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A native of Dublin, and a graduate of Trinity College and Cambridge University, Dr Kearon will be formally enthroned on March 7 at St Flannan's Cathedral in Killaloe.

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  15. Archbishop of Canterbury continues to speak against stark inequalityRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Gross inequality is a "great challenge for our world," Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby warned. On a visit to the USA, he spoke more forcefully on the issue than perhaps he has ever done before.

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  16. Church of England to ordain first female bishop, ending all-male ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and is considered the mother church of the Anglican Communion, but various branches, including the American Episcopal church, subscribe to varying rules.

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  17. Hundreds of Christians arrive at Minster for ordination of first woman bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | York Press

    HUNDREDS of Christians from all over the country have begun arriving at York Minster for the consecration of the Church of England's first female bishop. Security is tight at the west entrance, with Minster police and marshalls conducting random bag searches on visitors, alongside signs saying: "Recent events require heightened security."

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  18. Project 21 Membership Tackles Tough Middle East, Islam IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Amy Ridenour

    ... about the expansion of radical Islam. Project 21 member Bishop Council Nedd II , the rector of St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Central Pennsylvania and Archbishop of Abu Dhabi, wrote late last year about the need to stand up to the expansion of ...

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  19. Minster prepares for the ordination of the first woman bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | York Press

    THE eyes of the world will be on York Minster tomorrow as the Church of England's first woman bishop is consecrated. The Rev Libby Lane, currently Vicar of St Peter's, Hale, and St Elizabeth's, Ashley, was named as Bishop of Stockport in December.

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  20. Religion reads: Orthodox Jewish sex counselor; the theology of alcohol additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Oregonian

    An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is silhouetted as he stands in front of the Dome of the Rock Mosque, near the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 22, 2011. Good morning! "Religion reads" is a weekly roundup where I share interesting faith stories I find during the week.

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