“The deadly ‘virus’ of homosexuality has infiltrated ACNA. This is likened to a Yeast that should be urgently and radically expunged and excised lest it affects the whole dough.” – Archbishop Ndukuba, Anglican Church of Nigeria
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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.
“More than apology, we seek to make amends. As a beginning, we invite all who wish to speak of their experiences in the church as LGBTQ+ persons and their allies to join Dean Hollerith and me for a listening session on Sunday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m. EST.”
Salisbury Cathedral is operating as a Coronavirus vaccine center. That provides organist John Challenger with a captive and appreciative audience.
In her work as Bishop of Indianapolis, the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows brings her expertise in architecture and historic preservation to bear. For her, the pandemic has forced questions shrinking congregations have long avoided. And that is a good thing.
Controversy arose after the National Cathedral on Wednesday announced the preacher for the main Sunday service on February 7th. Dean Randy Hollerith, the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, and the Rt. Rev. Maryann Edgar Budde defend the decision. Critics remain unconvinced.
Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to move from her seat, Murray and her good friend Adelene McBean were jailed for refusing to budge on a bus in Richmond, Va. Nearly 20 years before the lunch-counter sit-ins, Murray headed protests that desegregated restaurants in Washington, D.C. Five years before Ginsburg argued her gender equality case before the Supreme Court, Murray was leveraging the 14th Amendment on behalf of women.
A homeless shelter in Carlisle will use the former Episcopal Home owned by the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania for family emergency housing. Episcopal Home, a senior living facility, closed in September after 93 years of service.
A task force commissioned to study the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission calls the convention’s public policy arm a “significant distraction from the Great Commission work of Southern Baptists” and blames it for a decline in donations.
“In the United States, Jezebel has become a racist trope for a sexually promiscuous Black woman — a description that began in slavery, extended through the Jim Crow period and continues today.” – RNS