WASHINGTON (RNS) When church leaders, including predecessor, Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, welcomed him into the cathedral, Curry declared himself a “child of God, baptized in St. Simon of Cyrene Church,” the Maywood, Ill., congregation where his father served as a priest.
Articles tagged “Episcopal Church”
(RNS) Curry will be installed as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church on Sunday (Nov. 1). He talked to RNS about some of the challenges ahead.
(RNS) For decades now, traditional Anglicans have watched leaders in the West abandon key components of historic Christianity.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The changes provide as wide a tent as possible for the historic diversity that characterizes the Episcopal Church — guaranteeing access to marriage liturgies to all couples while protecting the conscience of clergy and bishops who dissent theologically.
(RNS) Nicole Garcia says she was “a good Catholic boy” when she was in her teens. Today, she is a candidate for ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. She is on track to be the denomination’s first transgender clergyperson of color.
(RNS) Yes, the government has an interest in fostering strong communities and strong families — and both will strengthened when marriage equality makes the lives of same-sex couples and their children more safe and secure.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Heather Cook faces manslaughter charges in a hit-and-run drunk driving accident, and church officials charged her with misrepresenting her battles with alcohol.
(RNS) At last week’s meeting, conservative Anglican prelates addressed a new concern: Interfaith relationships with Muslims.
(RNS) “If you try to woo us back with skinny jeans and coffee shops, it may actually backfire. Millennials have finely tuned B.S. meters that can detect when someone’s just trying to sell us something.”