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A release from the University of the South: Sewanee, Tennessee—The School of Theology announced that it has appointed Dr. Sheri D. Kling as the new executive director of its Beecken Center and associate dean of the School of Theology.  Kling was previously serving in the University of the South’s office of the University…(Read More)

Grant Shreve writes in JSTOR Daily about the historical racial elements of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the royal wedding: The African American bishop, well aware that he was an unfamiliar presence in Windsor Castle, communicated a liberationist vision of divine love, interwoven with texts and songs from the long history of the…(Read More)

Ellicott City, Maryland, is one of the towns hard hit by the floods of yesterday, and a report from WBAL TV on relief efforts includes Episcopal ones. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is operating as a shelter: “I’m seeing this coming into my Facebook feed, and people are messaging us and I said, ‘As…(Read More)

According to Matangi/Tonga Online, The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has paved the way for the blessing of same sex relationships – but Anglican churches in Polynesia will all opt out – the Anglican Synod said in a statement today. The vote occurred during General Synod after what Anglican Taonga describes as “50…(Read More)

The Episcopal News Service reports: The Episcopal Church’s decades-long process of refining its clergy discipline process will take a big logistical step forward this summer when an interactive website debuts. The site was developed with the hope of bringing a common understanding of the rules and helping clergy avoid getting into trouble and…(Read More)

Thy Kingdom Come has returned for a second year, and Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has joined the worldwide Anglican Communion in this campaign (May 10-20), initiated by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, calling for prayer by individuals, congregations and families…(Read More)

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