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Episcopal Church: I’ve Got 99 Problems but a Priest Shortage Ain’t One

December 27, 2012

On a Saturday morning earlier this month a gathering of 900 supporters from across the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia crowded into the main sanctuary of the Falls Church Episcopal (won from departing Anglicans in…


Historic Virginia Congregation to Begin Same-Sex Blessings

November 8, 2012

A historic Episcopal parish that counts President George Washington and Confederate General Robert E. Lee among its past congregants will soon begin performing same-gender blessings. Rector Pierce Klemmt of Christ Church in Old Town…


Priest Recalled from Sudan to Lead Worship at Falls Church Episcopal

June 25, 2012

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post identified Stanley as “openly lesbian”. Rev. Stanley has written to clarify that she is heterosexual (see comments section below). The continuing Episcopal congregation of the Falls Church…