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A year ago the bishops of The Episcopal Church received a report from a group of eight theologians commissioned by the bishops to provide their perspectives on same-sex relationships. That report appeared in the Winter 2011 issue of Anglican Theological Review. Available online is the preface by Professor Ellen Charry of Princeton Theological Seminary…(Read More)

At its General Synod which is underway, the Church of Ireland will vote on a motion to approve the Anglican Covenant. In his presidential address today to General Synod, The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd Alan Harper, reflected on the divisions in the Church of Ireland: It is passion…(Read More)

Primates who did not attend the Dublin Primates meeting have issued a statement through Gafcon complaining about decisions made in their absence that underscored that the primates meeting is a meeting to build to collegiality, and is in not a tribunal that metes out penalties. It comes as no surprise that Gafcon does not agree…(Read More)

She went on to graduate first in her class from Howard University’s law school, advised former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt on civil rights and was ordained in 1976. She celebrated her first communion at Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, where her grandmother had been baptized as a slave…(Read More)

With a class action lawsuit filed against Greg Mortensen in early May following investigations by writer John Krakauer and 60 Minutes, what is needed now is three cups of compassion…(Read More)

People inviting Wallis to policy briefings and White House meetings should realize that he “is far to the right of the people he’s allowed to speak for…(Read More)

Under pressure from more than five dozen House lawmakers, the Navy late Tuesday abruptly reversed its decision that would have allowed chaplains to perform same-sex unions if the Pentagon decides to recognize openly gay military service later this year…(Read More)

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