Day: May 20, 2015

Americans’ support for gay marriage higher than ever

Americans’ support for gay marriage higher than ever

Time magazine and other outlets are reporting Gallup poll’s most recent results, announced Tuesday: 60 percent of Americans support gay marriage, up from 55 percent in 2014: The poll also found that support for same-sex marriage has also reached all-time highs among Americans of all political parties: 76% of Democrats, up from 33% in 1996; […]

The Presiding Bishop gives sermon at General Seminary’s Baccalaureate Evensong

The Presiding Bishop gives sermon at General Seminary’s Baccalaureate Evensong

The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori gave the sermon last night for the commencement-eve Baccalaureate Evensong at General Seminary, beginning with the Psalm, 94: O God of vengeance, show yourself. Rise up, O Judge of the world; give the arrogant their just deserts… He who admonishes the nations, will he not punish? He who teaches all […]

Episcopalians have it easy?

Episcopalians have it easy?

In her blog, Theology on the Ground, the Reverend Janine Schenone, priest at All Saints Church in Pasadena, California, takes on the assertion that “liberal mainline churches like the Episcopal Church” are losing membership because they have taken the easy road, theologically. Schenone, who left the Catholic Church for the Episcopal Church, makes the argument […]