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Members of the Church of England's Synod attend the session during which they discussed and voted on the consecration of women bishops, in York, July 14. Photo: REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Church of England says ‘yes’ to women as bishops

[Episcopal News Service] The Church of England made history July 14 when its General Synod, meeting in York, approved legislation to enable women to serve as bishops, possibly by 2015. The vote ends centuries of tradition and follows more than a … [Read More]

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Episcopal youth gather for #EYE14

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Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church, addresses the members of Joint Assembly. Photo: Art Babych

Presiding Bishop on the crisis of unaccompanied children at US border

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following statement on the current crisis of unaccompanied children and families at the United States border. The … [Read More]


Unprecedented numbers of children detained crossing the border

[Episcopal News Service] Sixteen boys aged 14 to 17 gathered July 6 around a map of the Americas, each writing his first name on a sticky note and placing it first next to his home country, with the majority landing on Guatemala, followed by … [Read More]


Church jargon jettisoned for better communication

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Scott Claassen of thads describes himself as “a Monday through Saturday follower of Jesus who worships on Sunday.” He believes it conveys a clearer understanding of what his faith means to him than “Episcopalian” … [Read More]