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Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry, bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, speaks to a packed House of Deputies hall after deputies confirmed his election as the 27th presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church. Curry’s family and others joined him on the dais. (Photo: Cynthia L. Black/ENS)

Episcopalians Choose First Black Leader in Landslide Election

June 27, 2015

In a first, Episcopalians have selected an African-American who embraces both Evangelical language and liberal policies as their top bishop.


UPDATED: Church Leaders React to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

June 26, 2015

A mere two hours after the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage the law of the land, almost 100 church leaders signed onto an Evangelical Declaration on Marriage

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Ahead of Convention, Episcopal Nominees Debut

June 25, 2015

Nominees for Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop touted CrossFit routines and urban gardens as well as fielding questions on divestment and reconciliation with Global South Anglicans.

Episcopal General Convention

Episcopal General Convention Begins This Week

June 23, 2015

Deputies from across the Episcopal Church will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah for the denomination’s triennial General Convention beginning this week.


Nominees Announced for Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop

May 1, 2015

The next Presiding Bishop will succeed Katharine Jefferts Schori, who completes the responsibilities of her nine-year term at the conclusion of Episcopal General Convention.

Reverend Canon Gina Campbell (left) to preside over January 25 Eucharist, becoming the first United Methodist to do so at Washington National Cathedral, Dr. Kim Cape (right) to preach. (Photos: GBHEM)

United Methodists and Episcopalians Mark “Waystation” to Full Communion

February 6, 2015

United Methodist and Episcopal Church officials recently joined together at the National Cathedral to mark an agreement bringing the two denominations closer.


Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori & Martyrdom

October 21, 2014

Katharine Jefferts Schori, the controversial top bishop who’s presided over her denomination’s schism and accelerated decline, almost gave a good sermon last week.

Now-retired Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams processes at the 2008 Lambeth Conference of Anglican Communion bishops.

Lambeth Conference Postponement Spells More Uncertainty For Anglicans

October 4, 2014

Turmoil that has rocked the worldwide Anglican Communion for the past decade isn’t about to settle down, if recent comments by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori are to be believed.

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Jefferts Schori Won’t Run For Second Term

September 23, 2014

Controversial Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has announced that she will not run for a second term in office.


C.S. Lewis Curiously Absent from “C.S. Lewis Lecture”

March 13, 2014

The New Testament tells us the Rich Man could see Lazarus over the gulf between the Inferno and Paradise. Judging from this lecture, it’s doubtful Schori can see Lewis over the gulf that separates them.

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Seminary Invitation to Episcopal Presiding Bishop Sparks Uproar

February 21, 2014

An invitation to the primate of the Episcopal Church to speak at an upcoming chapel service of an orthodox Anglican seminary has prompted one of the school’s longest serving trustees to resign in protest.

East End of the cathedral, with the Ter Sanctus reredos, featuring 110 carved figures surrounding the central figure of Jesus Christ. (Source: Washington National Cathedral).

Reflections on The Episcopal Church amidst Elgar and Evensong

September 30, 2013

The quiet majesty and dignified reverence of the National Cathedral’s Choral Evensong service stands as a moving reminder of all that is most holy and laudable in the Anglican tradition, and all within this tradition that the Episcopal Church has now lost.