Authorities have not linked the vandalism at a NOLA UU to their town hall against violence to transgender people, but the timing has people wondering.
The Scottish Episcopal Church has been holding its diocesan synods, and voting on proposals that would allow for some clergy to perform marriages for same-sex couples. The proposals would change Canon 31 of the Scottish Episcopal Church, and will face a final vote at the General Synod, to be held this July.
The Rev. Stephanie York Arnold, associate pastor of First United Methodist Church in Birmingham, led a project to create a video documenting the harassment and inequality women clergy face.
He was 70 years old. He died on 9 MAR 2017 from complications of the flu. He developed and published in 1991 his sham psychology theories in his first book, Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality: A New Clinical Approach.
The Anglican Communion office has announced that Sudan will become the 39th province of the Anglican Communion. The Archbishop of Canterbury will travel to Sudan to celebrate the new province at its inception of 30 JUL 2017.
Amazon’s hit web TV dramedy, Transparent, is about a senior aged father who transitions from presenting as male to presenting as female. He then comes out to his adult children. The cast and creators have released a PSA about Gavin Grimm, the transgender boy who is suing his local school district for not allowing him to use the boys’ restroom.
Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of literal and virtual ink dedicated to the announcement of the nomination of the Rt Revd Phillip North to be the bishop ordinary of the Diocese of Sheffield in the Church of England. The conversation began with an article by senior theologian Martyn Percy, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford. He pointed out North’s membership in a Church of England subgroup, the Society, which issues cards to its members allowing the male priests to show/prove that they have been ordained by a male bishop.
A Syrian man raised in Islam converted to Christianity. He was baptized at the First Presbyterian Church in Tulsa. But when the church posted the event on their website, the man was attacked and tortured by angry relatives when he came home. He sued the church and lost.
St. James Episcopal Church in Bozeman, Montana is working with the Human Resource Development Council, a nonprofit community action agency, and Montana State University to create a village of tiny houses that could help chronically homeless people back on their feet and into permanent homes.
He would have been the first bishop appointed to a senior role who did not agree with women’s ordination since the Church voted to allow women to become bishops in November 2014.
Bishop Rachel Treweek talks in a film released by the Church of England about her passion to see every person know that they are made in the image of God and loved, valued and precious.
In his March 7th letter, the head of Gafcon, Archbishop Okoh of Nigeria, warns that the Church of England has…