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Four chosen as nominees for 27th presiding bishop

[Episcopal News Service] The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop May 1 announced the names of the bishops it will nominate this summer to succeed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. The four names will be … [Read More]

Supporters of same sex marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court before the court hears arguments about gay marriage in Washington April 28, 2015. The nine justices of the Supreme Court began on Tuesday to hear arguments on whether the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, taking up a contentious social issue in what promises to be the year's most anticipated ruling. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX1AO95

Supreme Court cases prelude to marriage debate at General Convention

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians who followed the April 28 U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments on whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to be married were no doubt looking ahead to the implications of the court’s eventual ruling f … [Read More]


JNCPB sets process for presiding bishop nominations from the floor

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) has released the following concerning nominating bishops from the floor for the position of … [Read More]


Indigenous Episcopal voices speak out on self harm, suicide at UN forum

[Episcopal News Service] Suicide and self-harm rates among indigenous youth in the United States and worldwide have reached epidemic rates, according to the young men and women who testified during the April 21 session of the United Nations Permanent … [Read More]