Day: September 23, 2015

Anglican Church of Canada releases report from The Commission on the Marriage Canon

Anglican Church of Canada releases report from The Commission on the Marriage Canon

The Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada released the following announcement on Tuesday, September 22: Dear Friends in Christ, Today the Council of General Synod received The Report of The Commission on The Marriage Canon.  The report is very comprehensive and reflects the commitment of the members to address General Synod 2013’s […]

Beginning today, South Carolina Supreme Court to hear appeal in diocese split

Beginning today, South Carolina Supreme Court to hear appeal in diocese split

The Charlotte Observer reports that arguments over the conservative Diocese of South Carolina’s 2012 split from the Episcopal Church will continue in the state Supreme Court this week following an appeal from The Episcopal Church and 40 parishes in South Carolina that remained with TEC, The Episcopal Church in South Carolina. After the diocese sued […]

Following #PopeFrancis

Following #PopeFrancis

The Pope has landed, and you can follow his journey in the U.S. through a number of different channels. Crux is live-streaming Pope Francis’s public appearances, and has posted his itinerary here. Huffington Post has published a Pope tracker at its website: “Where Is Pope Francis Right Now? Stay Up To Date With Our Official […]

Speaking to the Soul: Faithful Scholars

Speaking to the Soul: Faithful Scholars

In the church I grew up in I was encouraged to not just learn rote scripture or memorize what a passage was ‘supposed to mean’ but to actively engage with the classic three-legged stool of episcopalian metaphor, and the teachers I had worked hard to engage us where we were. Ultimately, this reinforced my understanding that learning in general was a Good Thing.