First day of Bruno hearing brings testimony about bishop’s behavior

Disciplinary case centers on Los Angeles bishop's attempted sale of Newport Beach church

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] The three-day ecclesiastical disciplinary hearing for Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno began March 28 with opening statements from the prosecution and defense, followed by at times emotional testimony from members of the congregation at the center of the dispute. Some of those witnesses cried as they […]

Church disciplinary hearing due to begin for Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno

Panel plans three days of testimony in dispute over bishop’s effort to sell Newport Beach church

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno faces a rare disciplinary hearing here March 28-30 on accusations that he violated church canons, including engaging in conduct unbecoming a member of the clergy. The allegations, initially brought by the members of St. James the Great Episcopal Church, stem from […]

Diocese of Puerto Rico notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Morales ordination and consecration set for July 22

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Puerto Rico that Bishop-Elect Rafael Luis Morales has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Canon Rafael Luis Morales […]

Episcopal bishops make three-day journey into diversity and inclusion

Intensive work meant to equip bishops to lead Church into ‘beloved, gracious community’

    [Episcopal News Service – Hendersonville, North Carolina] In March 2015 in the aftermath of the August 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops decided it was time to write a new letter to Episcopalians about racism. Then, some of the bishops had a realization. “The first […]

House of Bishops Spring 2017 meeting: Video Daily Account for March 14

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is joined by El Camino Real Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves, vice president of the House of Bishops, on the right, and Los Angeles Bishop Suffragan Diane Jardine Bruce, the house’s secretary, left, to discuss the House of Bishops’ March 10-14 meeting at Kanuga Conference […]

Obispos episcopales hacen un viaje de tres días a la diversidad y la inclusión

Un trabajo intensivo significó equipar a los obispos para convertir la Iglesia en una ‘comunidad amada y compasiva’

[Episcopal News Service – Hendersonville, Carolina del Norte] En marzo de 2015, en medio del clima que siguió a la muerte de Michael Brown en Ferguson en agosto de 2014, la Cámara de Obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal decidió que era hora de escribir una nueva carta pastoral a los episcopales sobre el [tema del] racismo. Luego […]

Trois jours d’immersion dans la diversité et l’inclusion pour les évêques de l’Église épiscopale

Des travaux intensifs visant à donner aux évêques les moyens de mener l’Église vers une « communauté d’amour et de bonté »

[Episcopal News Service – Hendersonville (Caroline du Nord)] En mars 2015, à la suite du meurtre de Michael Brown à Ferguson (État du Missouri) survenu en août 2014, la Chambre des Évêques de l’Église épiscopale a décidé qu’il était temps d’adresser une nouvelle lettre aux épiscopaliens au sujet du racisme. À la suite de quoi, certains évêques ont […]

House of Bishops Spring 2017 meeting: Video Daily Account for March 13

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Scott Hayashi of the Diocese of Utah, left, and Bishop Tom Ely of the Diocese of Vermont provide an overview of activities on the fourth day of the House of Bishops meeting, March 13, at Kanuga Conference Center in North Carolina.  

House of Bishops Spring 2017 meeting: Video Daily Account for March 12

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Ian Douglas of Connecticut, left, and Bishop Anne Hodges-Copple of North Carolina offer insights on the third day of the House of Bishops meeting, March 12, at Kanuga Conference Center in North Carolina.  

Video: Bishops reflect on Native Nations Rise march and rally in Washington

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishops Carol Gallagher, Mark Lattime, John Tarrant and David Bailey present their thoughts about the March 9 Standing As Stone Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral and the March 10 Native Nations March in Washington, D.C. The four spoke at Kanuga Cmp and Conference Center outside Hendersonville, […]