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Author: John Chilton

The Episcopal Diocese of Washington and Christ Church Accokeek agree to sale of property

“After a lengthy process of prayerful discernment, respectful conversation, and engagement with the Presiding Bishop’s Office and the Standing Committee, the leadership of the Diocese of Washington, working together with the leadership of Christ Church Accokeek, has decided to sell the property of Christ Church Accokeek to a new corporate entity that is not in union with the Diocese.” – Bishop Mariann Budde

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ACNA diocese expands into Episcopal Diocese of Dallas

The breakaway Anglican Church in North America will expand into the diocesan boundaries of a conservative Episcopal Diocese, the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas headed by Bishop George Sumner. Sumner’s diocese is one of the most conservative in The Episcopal Church.

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We lost our church today

A parishioner of All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Worth writes of the eviction of the congregation in an op-ed today in Baptist News Global. A splinter group took possession of the church property last week.

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Episcopal Church releases Racial Justice Audit

After two years and more than 1,300 surveys, the ground-breaking Racial Justice Audit of Episcopal Leadership is now available to the wider church and public. The audit identifies nine “patterns” of systemic racism – ranging from the historical context of church leadership to current power dynamics — that will also be highlighted in three public webinars in May and June.

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Sewanee makes two moves related to racism

The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, has made two recent moves addressing racism in its past. A stain-glass window in the chapel will be updated to remove the Confederate flag. And a School of Theology lecture series named for William Porcher DuBose, a slavery and KKK apologist will be renamed.

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