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5 min ago | National Catholic Reporter

Celebrating the Philadelphia 11, 40 Years Later

Imagine a church service so controversial that police officers are stationed down the street and throughout the congregation.

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4 hrs ago | Summerville Journal Scene

Lawsuit Trial concludes

Testimony in the ongoing lawsuit between the national Episcopal Church, the Episcopal Church in South Carolina, and the Diocese of South Carolina wrapped July 25. The Diocese, which filed suit against the church in January 2013 and maintains that it legally broke away from the church in 2012, brought suit against the church in January 2013 over who ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Long road ahead still remains for female bishops in Church of England

The Church of England has voted to approve female bishops but a long road still remains for them to be fully accepted by the church.

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12 hrs ago | Malvern Gazette

City will remain close to former Archdeacon's heart as he becomes Bishop of Colchester

THE city's former Archdeacon was presented with a "breathtaking" pectoral cross made by a Worcester jeweller as he was consecrated as the next Bishop of Colchester.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Worcester County Times

Hebron church members vow to move forward, post fire

Hebron church members vow to move forward, post fire While the final fate of St. Paul's remains unknown, its congregants press forward.

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Related Topix: Fire, Religion, Wicomico County, MD

Cape Gazette

St. George's Episcopal Chapel to host revival Aug. 8-10

Many people think they know what a revival is, but they've never experienced one.

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Related Topix: Religion, Harbeson, DE, Howard University, Anglican

The Greenville News

Wedding: Patrick Bridges & Scott Gauch

The Reverend Rachel Nyback officiated. A reception followed at Catalina View Gardens in Rancho Palos Verdes.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Hermosa Beach, CA, Religion, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Furman University, University of South Carolina

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Anthony Messenger

Through Mary's Eyes

Many Christians are confused as to why Catholics honor Mary the way that we do. She is different, however.

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Switched

Remembering The 'Philadelphia 11': Where The First Female, Episcopal Priests Are 40 Years Later

WASHINGTON On July 29, 1974, in Philadelphia, 11 women broke rank and were ordained as the first female priests in the Episcopal Church.

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Sun-Star

New San Fernando archbishop named

His Holiness Pope Francis appointed on Friday Bishop Florentino Galang Lavarias, now Bishop of the Diocese of Iba, as the new Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Fernando.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

IBerkshires

White Named Chair of Pulmonary Hypertension...

Dr. Stephen L. White of Hancock recently took the helm as Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association .

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, University, FL, Religion

Post and Courier

Episcopal schism trial ends with testimony from breakaway bishop

Bishop Mark Lawrence testified on Friday that he continued to act as bishop of South Carolina, including signing legal documents and celebrating church sacraments, after being stripped of his ministerial duties by the national church.

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MLive.com

Historic Detroit church resurrecting pride by visiting its past;...

The leader of Ebenezer AME Episcopal Church was ordained 45 years ago as youth pastor at one of Detroit's oldest African-American congregations before embarking on a career that spanned six churches across the country.

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Worcester County Times

Brice Stump: When history becomes ashes

Brice Stump: When history becomes ashes In 120 minutes, a church built in 1773 was gone.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hebron, MD, Religion, Wicomico County, MD

DurhamRegion.com

Newcastle-born Bishop Brent was early anti-drug crusader

One of the first people to lead the fight to eradicate drug traffickers and control drug abuse was born in Newcastle, Ont.

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Related Topix: Canada, Religion, Trinity College, Buffalo, NY, Netherlands, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Dr. Charles E. King Jr.: Local church luminary elevated to bishop

The new Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will be honored at the University of Louisville on Thursday night.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Religion News Service

The a Philadelphia 11a 2 who shattered the stained-glass ceiling: 40 years later, where are they now?

Pictured here are some of the first women ordained in the Episcopal Church. First row, from left, Alison Palmer and Lee McGee.

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Post and Courier

Judge in Episcopal schism trial: It's a civil matter

The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, joined by the Presbyterian Church and the United Method Church, is among those asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a Texas case similar to the schism in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Religion, South Carolina, US News, US Supreme Court, Methodist, Charleston, SC

The Fresno Bee

The bishop and Abe Lincoln: an example of religion's positive influence on politics

The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.

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DFW Catholic

Statement by Bishop John McAreavey on the Middle East

Here below is a statement issued July 22nd by Bishop John McAreavey on behalf of the Irish episcopal conference.

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