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CoE guidance calls for removing or altering racially offensive memorials

CoE guidance calls for removing or altering racially offensive memorials

The Church of England will issue guidance this week to churches to review monuments with reference to slavery, racially offensive language, and the like. Some churches and cathedrals have already taken action.

Megan Rohrer first transgender person to be bishop of a U.S. Christian denomination

Megan Rohrer first transgender person to be bishop of a U.S. Christian denomination

The Sierra Pacific Synod of the ELCA has elected Megan Rohrer as their bishop. They are the first transgender person to be bishop of a major Christian denomination in the U.S.

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

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

Mississippi religious and political leaders at odds over Medicaid expansion

Mississippi religious and political leaders at odds over Medicaid expansion

“God does not ask us at the judgment day if we have decreased the size of government. But God will ask us how we have treated the poor and how we’ve treated the most vulnerable among us.” – The Rt. Rev. Brian Seage, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi

Presiding Bishop Curry: Statement in Time of Waiting for Chauvin Trial Verdict

Presiding Bishop Curry: Statement in Time of Waiting for Chauvin Trial Verdict

Statement issued by The Episcopal Church linked here. [April 20, 2021] This is a tense and troubled moment, as we await the jury’s verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd. Please pray for the soul of George Floyd, for his family, and for everyone everywhere who has suffered because […]