(RNS) The ruling is an about-face for a Texas court that originally sided with the national church, until the state Supreme Court stepped in and ordered a rehearing.
Articles tagged “Episcopal Church”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Episcopalians sometimes joke that “Wherever two or three are gathered, there’s usually a fifth” (of alcohol). With a bishop charged in a fatal hit-and-run, the church’s ease with alcohol doesn’t seem quite so funny.
(RNS) The Diocese of South Carolina said it helped form the national Episcopal Church in 1789, and was not legally bound to stay. On Tuesday (Feb. 3), a judge agreed.
(RNS) Dean Katherine Hancock Ragsdale has been outspoken in her support of abortion rights, earning the title of “the high priestess of abortion” from critics.
NEW YORK (RNS) A collective statement from faculty said they will consider the board’s offer. “For now, we need to spend some time individually and collectively in prayerful reflection on the Board’s decision so that we can determine the best way forward,” the statement said.
(RNS) An Anglican bishop of Argentina offered personal greetings from Pope Francis to the leader of breakaway Anglican churches.
(RNS) The Christian ethicist said he does not want to be seen as taking sides in a conflict between the administration and its faculty.
NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in “train wrecks.” Their time has passed.