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1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

Five Questions with Episcopal priest, fighter of human trafficking

It was just a few days before terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and Washington, D.C., targets in 2001 that Father Ray Bonoan took over as the rector at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Safety Harbor.

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3 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

All Saints' Episcopal picks a new rector

The Rev. William "Bill" Petersen joins the All Saints' Episcopal Church in Wolfeboro as its new rector next month.

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Related Topix: Religion, Wolfeboro, NH, Lutheran Church, Southern New Hampshire University

11 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Pope Francis meets US televangelists, and the first-ever - papal high-five' follows

The gesture came during a three-hour meeting of Pope Francis and Texas televangelists Kenneth Copeland and James Robison, just weeks after the pontiff met with televangelist Joel Osteen and other religious leaders.

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Related Topix: Gospel, Kenneth Copeland, Pope Benedict XVI, Iowa, Religion, Roman Catholic Church

15 hrs ago | Deseret News

Wright Words: Former priest, pastor share their journey to Mormon faith

Randy Casto was a Lutheran pastor. His wife, Meredith, was an Episcopal priest. Today, thanks to a courageous member, they belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Lusby, MD, Wedding

19 hrs ago | The Times

Remember When: Church bells direct our hearts to God

Remember reading my columns referring to the different churches in Shreveport? Well, the time has come to write about my own because of its long history in our city.

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23 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Indian bishop's residence dedicated to St John Paul II

Miao, India, Jul 9, 2014 / 12:04 am .- With gratitude to St. John Paul II for his legacy and inspiration in serving young people, the Diocese of Miao has dedicated its new episcopal residence to the late Pope.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Tribune

South Carolina Episcopalians take fight to court

ST. GEORGE, South Carolina - About 50 conservative Episcopal churches in South Carolina are in court this week, trying to keep their name, seal and $500 million in land and buildings after they broke away from the national denomination in a wide-ranging theological dispute.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Religion, St. George, SC, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Anglican

Post and Courier

Six years ago, gay couple received Episcopal priest's blessing in secret

It was a warm August day in 2008, surprisingly devoid of humidity, when Bryan Thompson worshipped in the pews of a downtown Charleston Episcopal parish as he normally did.

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Related Topix: Religion, Wedding, Charleston, SC

The Brooklyn Paper

Coup de grace: Bay Ridge church to close

Ministry maintained: Father David Sibley and lay leaders Roy Besmajy, Joyce Kallerberg, David Chicaguala, and Beth Duthie celebrated one of the last church services at St. John's Episcopal Church in Bay Ridge on July 6. The congregation will combine with Christ Church Bay Ridge in September.

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The Moultrie News

Bishop grants permission for blessings of same-sex relationships

The Right Reverend Charles G. vonRosenberg today granted permission for priests to bless the committed relationships of same-sex couples in The Episcopal Church in South Carolina.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: New Pastor Appointed At Allen Chapel Ame Church Hartford

At the 1st Episcopal District Annual Planning Meeting of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram appointed Rev.

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Related Topix: Religion, Philadelphia, PA, Bloomfield, CT

Free Republic

Multimillion-dollar S.C. Episcopal split heads to trial Tuesday

After years of arguing over theology and administrative control, disputes among Episcopalians boiled over in 2012 when the local bishop and a majority of parishes left the national church.

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Related Topix: Religion, South Carolina, Anglican, Seabrook Island, SC

WLTX-TV Columbia

Episcopalians Split Reaches SC Courtroom

Episcopalians Split Reaches SC Courtroom A dispute between some South Carolina Episcopalian churches and the national church is going to court.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Religion, St. George, SC

The Moultrie News

'Truth in Cold Blood' debuts July 16

The nearly forgotten story of a Southern Episcopal bishop murdered by one of his own peers in 1928 will surface at the historic Dock Street Theatre, less than 100 feet away from where the incident occurred.

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Related Topix: Religion, Charleston, SC

The Citizens' Voice

Trinity recognizes benefactors

Above, the Rev. John C. Major, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church of West Pittston, presents the 2014 Trinity Stewardship Award to parishioner Marie Hoover.

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Related Topix: Religion, West Pittston, PA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Local Episcopal advisory board backs same-sex blessings

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church consecrates new bishops

Fourth from left, Bishop James Walker, Seventh Episcopal District, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church during the Closing Service of the 38th General Conference of The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Terry Mattingly: Hope and division during the Anglican wars

Anglicans seem to be hopeful about their flocks in the United States, even if the warring factions in their Communion keep moving further and further apart.

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Related Topix: Religion, Anglican, Orthodox Church, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Boston University

Alabama Live

Historic church comes home to Old Cahawba

Alabama's first state capital, Cahawba, was founded along the fertile banks of the Alabama and Cahaba Rivers in 1819.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Religion, Demopolis, AL

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Journal

Best Places to Work - Winner: a Episcopal School of Jacksonville

The Episcopal School of Jacksonville relies on faith and a strong commitment to its mission of enriching lives to create a tight-knit community.

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