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In McCullen v. Coakley, the US Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a Massachusetts law banning protests immediately outside abortion clinics.

Episcopal Priest in Supreme Court Brief Had Abortion to Finish Divinity School, Later Tanked Parish

March 4, 2016

Religious groups weighed in prior to this week’s U.S. Supreme Court hearing about safety regulations for abortion clinics. Mainline Protestant clergy were among them.

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Episcopal Priest Underwent Abortion to Finish Divinity School, Later Tanked Parish

March 3, 2016

Whenever an activist Episcopal priest shows up in the news, as a general rule, scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find a dead or dying congregation.

Liturgical dancers move around the baptismal font while bishops enter during the 2006 investiture service of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at Washington National Cathedral. The denomination has posted significant declines in baptisms since the early 2000s. (Photo: Episcopal News Service)

Episcopal Church Baptisms Dry Up

December 19, 2014

As Episcopal Church officials struggle with how to re-organize an unwieldy bureaucracy and legislative body formed for a much larger church, more bad news is dripping out.


Transgender Clergy: Disproportionately from Conservative Backgrounds?

January 5, 2013

Liberal activist and Episcopal clergywoman Susan Russell recently tweeted an interesting article from Politics and Religion about Cameron Partridge, a transgender clergyman appointed by Massachusetts Bishop Thomas Shaw to be Episcopal Chaplain for Boston…