(RNS) For years, church unity supporters have wrung their hands and talked of an “ecumenical winter.” But after a decade of modest progress, some have hopes that they may have entered a new ecumenical spring. By Adelle M. Banks.
Articles tagged “Episcopal”
(RNS) Combining a love of sports and passion for the saints, the online “Lent Madness” competition includes 32 saints from the Episcopal calendar of saints who are eliminated one by one through online votes. By Annalisa Musarra.
What would an official same-sex Episcopal wedding liturgy look like? “I now pronounce that they are bound to one another in a holy covenant, as long as they both shall live. Amen.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, will pray together in Rome on Saturday despite longstanding differences on women clergy and sexual morality. By Alessandro Speciale.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) To understand American politics, follow the money. But to understand American goodness and resolve, follow the storms. While the political class channels more wealth to the mega-wealthy, people of limited means were showing grace and generosity. By Tom Ehrich.
(RNS) A Virginia judge has ordered seven congregations that broke from the Episcopal Church to return all property to the local diocese — from valuable land to sacred chalices — by April 30. By Daniel Burke.