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  1. Stickland gun bill; legal battle continues; Chris Kylea s killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... and nail" over. The headline should read, "Iker group steals church property." (See: "Iker's group wins Episcopal Church property ruling," Tuesday, March 3) I hope and pray that loyal Episcopalians continue to fight this battle to recover the ...

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  2. Rachel Held Evans defends exit from evangelicalism, calls Christians to celebrate sacramentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Religion News Service

    ... gift the church offers the world. RNS: In the course of your story , you left evangelicalism for the Episcopal church. Much of the Episcopal church has failed to embrace the cosmetic changes you critique and they practice the things you say will ...

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  3. Words can never hurt us? 'That's simply not true'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich with his wife, Kathy, son Thomas Jr., and daughter Emile makes a few comments in his Capitol office in Jefferson City after he was sworn in to his second term Jan. 12. Schweich, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide on Feb. 26, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month. AP Photo/News Tribune, Julie Smith, File Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  4. Cardinal Egan, retired archbishop of New York, dies at age 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | St. Anthony Messenger

    Cardinal Edward M. Egan, who retired as archbishop of New York in 2009, died March 5. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. He was 82. After collapsing at his residence that afternoon, he was taken to NYU Langone Medical Center, where doctors pronounced him dead at 2:20 p.m. A funeral Mass for Cardinal Egan is to be celebrated the afternoon of March 10 at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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  5. Kathleen Parker: Why decent people don't run for public officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | SavannahNow

    So, yeah, maybe President Obama wasn't telling the complete truth about keeping your doctor, but at least nobody died. With the suicide last week of Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, we should lay such thoughts to rest.

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  6. Bloody Sunday anniversary: Selma recalls Voting Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    ... A crowd stands outside watching a video screen showing the Sunday service at Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church before a symbolic walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Sunday, in Selma, Alabama. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert A crowd stands ...

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  7. Pioneering gay Episcopal priest diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Washington Blade

    Rev. Malcolm Boyd, an Episcopal priest who is among the first U.S. clergymen to come out as gay died on Feb. 27 at the age of 91. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., on June 8, 1923, Boyd was a Hollywood publicist until his ordination in the Episcopal Church in 1955. The New York Times reported that Boyd supported the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, participating in "Freedom Rides" and helping black people in Mississippi and Alabama register to vote.

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  8. Episcopal official says bishop called him after hitting bicyclist in BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Lifestyles

    The chief assistant to the Episcopal Diocesan Bishop says Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook called him after hitting a bicyclist with her car. About 100 clergy members with the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland met Tuesday to get information from the Right Rev.

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  9. Living out our truths as LGBTQ peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Goshen College Record

    ... to her autobiography "A Priest Forever, " says of the controversial ordination of women as priests in the Episcopal church, "The church [has asked] for our hands, our hearts, and our loyalty, but seldom has welcomed us in our strength, our ...

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  10. Malcolm Boyd, Episcopal priest and champion of civil and gay rights, dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Rev. Malcolm Boyd, the Episcopal priest whose book "Are You Running With Me, Jesus?" took prayer out of church onto the city streets in a slangy vernacular not found in Sunday missals and who later was one of the first Christian ministers to declare he was gay, died Feb. 27 in Los Angeles.

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  11. Breakaway Episcopalians win Texas church property fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Religion News Service

    This stained-glass window, "The Call Of St. Andrew," is at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in downtown Fort Worth. Photo courtesy of Paul Moseley, Star-Telegram *Editors: This photo is not available for republication.

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  12. Former St. Petersburg Episcopal priest says thank God for marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    "Now, thanking God for weed might feel a little awkward at first," says the Rev. Chris Schuller - a former rector of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church on Snell Isle - in the short video that's punctuated with the reggae rhythms of Bob Marley.

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  13. Breakaway Texas Diocese Scores Major Property Win Following Dispute Over Homosexuality and TheologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    Yet another former Episcopal diocese has won the right to control its name and property following a nearly seven-year dispute over the local religious body's official separation from the Episcopal Church back in 2008. Tarrant County Judge John Chupp granted a partial summary judgement to the Diocese of Fort Worth on Monday, giving the religious body - which oversees $100 million in property - control over all of the buildings under its jurisdiction, aside from All Saints Episcopal Church of Forth Worth, according to the Christian Post .

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  14. 3/04/2015Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Digby

    ... campaign" among donors that he, Schweich, was Jewish. He wasn't, which is to say that he attended an Episcopal church, but that doesn't mean he wasn't proud of his Jewish heritage, passed down from his grandfather. Missouri is the state that gave us ...

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  15. Danforth Cites Political Bullying in Schweich EulogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | TIME.com

    Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth denounced the ugly nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, suggesting that political bullying and an anti-Semitic whisper campaign led his friend to kill himself. Danforth expressed "overwhelming anger that politics has gone so hideously wrong" as he spoke at a memorial service that drew many of Missouri's top elected officials and hundreds of others to the Episcopal church that Schweich had attended in suburban St. Louis.

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  16. Bishops want PNoy to apologizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Some Catholic bishops yesterday supported calls for President Aquino to apologize for the death of the 44 police Special Action Force commandos during the encounter with Muslim rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25. Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez of Marbel, South Cotabato said Aquino, as a sign of humility, should apologize because he is the commander-in-chief. "Humility is a sign of true leadership.

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  17. Episcopal Church group will appeal latest court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Episcopal leaders on the losing side of a long-awaited court ruling Tuesday will appeal state District Judge John Chupp's decision that a breakaway group led by Bishop Jack Iker is entitled to millions of dollars in property in the 24-county Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. Attorneys met Tuesday with Bishop Rayford High, who leads the Fort Worth Episcopalians who remained in the Episcopal Church in 2008 after Iker and a majority of the 56 churches in the diocese severed ties with the denomination over several issues, including ordaining gays and lesbians.

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  18. Ex-lawmaker blames 'anti-Semitic whispers' for Missouri...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Raw Story

    A former Missouri lawmaker ripped what he called political "bullying" on Tuesday, saying that it contributed to state Auditor Tom Schweich's suicide last week, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. "We often hear that words can't hurt you.

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  19. Unity drive fund distributedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Sun-Star

    ... bring justice," Bishop Peter Mayyam of the Lifeway Bible Church said. Meanwhile, Bishop Joel Pachao of the Episcopal Church and Father Andy Cosalan of the Catholic Church both shared that it is understandable to feel hatred for what happened, but ...

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  20. Ikera s group wins Episcopal Church property rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    After a bitter, seven-year legal dispute, state District Judge John Chupp ruled Monday that the Episcopalians led by Bishop Jack Iker who broke away from the national Episcopal Church are entitled to an estimated $100 million in property in the 24-county Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. Fort Worth-area Episcopalians who remained loyal to the national Episcopal Church and reorganized the diocese under Bishop Rayford High have the right to appeal the decision. 13 comments