The US Supreme Court has declined to take the property appeal of The Episcopal Church and its Fort Worth diocese. The Texas Supreme Court decision in favor of the breakaway diocese stands.
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(note: Updated mid-afternoon on 2/12 with a statement from the Chancellor, the Rt. Rev. Robert Skirving.) The Tennessean reports that vandals have recently targeted the home of Ambassador Reuben Brigety II, who serves as Vice Chancellor of Sewanee – University of the South. During a Sunday worship service at All Saints’ Chapel, Brigety detailed the nighttime […]
The document, Perspectives on Money, People and Buildings, seen by the Church Times on Monday, has not been made public, despite confusion from parish priests and others about media reports on its contents, and a declaration at the start: “Honest sharing of information on how those resources of money, people and buildings are being stewarded for greatest impact is vital.” – Church Times
Vaccines promised for independent living residents at Westminster Canterbury Richmond were abruptly canceled earlier this week by CVS. In a blog post yesterday, WCR said “we have no confidence that CVS will fulfill their obligation to us as CVS has not worked with us in good faith.”
Memorial Episcopal Church unanimously approved an act of reparations with the creation of the Guy T. Hollyday Memorial Justice and Reparations Initiative seeded a withdrawal of $50,000. The parish will add an additional $50,000 from its operating budget. The church has committed another $400,000 to justice and reparations over 5 years.
Friends, wanted you to know I have tested positive for COVID-19. By the grace of God and the expertise of the medical community, I expect to return to health in the upcoming days. I ask for your prayers. – Bishop Rob Wright
This violent and exclusionary movement is on the rise in the United States, and those of us who believe that God is calling us toward a very different vision, toward the Beloved Community, have a special responsibility to stand against [Christian White Nationalism]. If we will not tell the world that it is not Christianity, then who will?
The recommendation to avoid the terminology “gay Christian” and favor “Christians who experience same-sex attraction” came about as the result of “reports of varied application among ACNA leaders regarding the use of language about sexual identity, especially within provincial events”.
“The Anglican Church of Kenya finally appoints a female assistant bishop after decades of the church’s existence. Rev Dr Emily Onyango, ACK’s longest serving female clergy, becomes the first woman to hold such a senior position in the church.” – Standard Media (Kenya)
Finally, I want to make it very clear that the Church of Uganda continues to uphold marriage as a lifelong, exclusive union between one man and one woman. Adultery is as immoral as homosexuality and we will not shy away from our commitment to this moral standard. – Current Archbishop of Uganda