UMC rules gay bishop violates church teaching, but remains in good standing

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The decision reportedly said that while “self-avowal does not nullify the consecration and cause removal from episcopal office,” it is enough to subject the bishop’s office to review. That means Oliveto remains a bishop in good standing until an administrative or judicial process is finished. – RNS

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Bishop of Llandaff appointed

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The announcement was made today (April 27) by the Church in Wales Bishops who became responsible for the Bishop of Llandaff appointment when no candidate nominated at the Electoral College in February secured enough votes for election.

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Episcopalians at the March for Science

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On Saturday, people all across the country (including in Fairbanks, AK!) took to the streets to voice their support for science and protest the current administration’s plans to gut the EPA and National Parks Service, among other things. Episcopalians joined the throng honoring “this fragile earth, our island home.”

(UPDATE) Truro Institute: Partnership of Truro ACNA and the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia announced

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A number of years ago, someone sitting next to me on a plane asked what I did for a living. When I told her, she said, “The Episcopal Church – isn’t that the one with the lawsuits?” Soon, I hope such a person would say, “Isn’t that the one with the peacemakers?” – The Rt. Rev. Shannon S. Johnston, Bishop of Virginia