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10 years after Gene Robinson, African Anglicans to take stock

NAIROBI, Kenya — Concerned that the crisis in the worldwide Anglican Communion is deepening, conservative Anglican primates in Africa are … Continued

Lutherans take surprise step in electing female presiding bishop

RNS () — What started as just another church assembly turned into a historic one for the Evangelical Lutheran Church … Continued

With Supreme Court rulings, it gets (so much) better

The outgoing bishop of New Hampshire, Douglas E. Theuner, right, presents the incoming bishop, V. Gene Robinson, left, with a … Continued

ANALYSIS: A cultural wave on gay marriage reaches the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Sometimes a court opinion is more than just a court opinion. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s 26-page decision Wednesday (June 26) … Continued

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to meet for the first time

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will meet in Rome on Friday (June 14) for … Continued

On gay bishops, what a difference a decade makes

The outgoing bishop of New Hampshire, Douglas E. Theuner, right, presents the incoming bishop, V. Gene Robinson, left, with a … Continued

ELCA Lutherans elect first openly gay bishop

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has elected its first openly gay bishop, the Rev. R. Guy Erwin, to oversee … Continued

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby puts focus on ‘reconciliation’

COVENTRY, England — As the new archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby is spiritual leader to nearly 80 million Anglicans around … Continued

Episcopal bishops agree not to help breakaway congregations

The Episcopal Church has a new commandment for its bishops: Thou shalt not assist former Episcopalians who are trying to … Continued

America is ready for marriage equality

More than most, our family understands the movements of history. We were among those who first publicly and proudly identified … Continued

S.C. Episcopal diocese claims a victory in secession struggle

The breakaway Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina has won the latest round in its fight to secede from the national … Continued

Lutherans warn Vatican against simpler conversions

VATICAN CITY — Lutheran leaders have warned the Vatican that the creation of a structure to welcome conservative Lutherans into … Continued

Louie Giglio’s comments on homosexuality in his own words

JEWEL SAMAD AFP/GETTY IMAGES Construction work continues for US President Barack Obama’s second inauguration at the Capitol Hill in Washington, … Continued

Church of England OK’s (celibate) gay bishops

CANTERBURY, England — The Church of England on Friday (Jan. 4) confirmed that it has dropped its prohibition on gay … Continued

Former rector of nation’s largest Episcopal church becomes a Catholic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The former rector of the nation’s largest Episcopal church has become a Roman Catholic. The Rev. Larry … Continued

Episcopal leader says S.C. diocese can’t secede

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said Thursday (Nov. 15) that the Diocese of South Carolina can’t unilaterally secede from … Continued

New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby inherits a divided Anglican Communion

CANTERBURY, England — Bishop Justin Welby, a former oil executive who’s emerged as a critic of corporate excess, was named … Continued

S.C. Episcopalians say split goes beyond gay debate

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The night before the Diocese of South Carolina announced its secession from the Episcopal Church two … Continued

Chick-fil-A to draw crowds _ and not for its food

It could get pretty crowded at Chick-fil-A this week — and not because of the fast-food restaurant’s famous waffle fries. … Continued