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  1. The Inspiring Faith Journey Of Nicole Garcia, A Transgender Latina And Future MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    ... more to raise public awareness and acceptance. While some denominations are moving faster than others - the Episcopal Church in 2012 passed resolutions protecting its lay and ordained employees from discrimination on the basis of gender identity, ...

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  2. 'The Man In The Iron Mask' Revealed as an Armenian BishopRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Groong

    "THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK" REVEALED AS AN ARMENIAN BISHOP Armenian News Network / Groong July 4, 2015 SPORTS/BUSINESS Wire By Arthur Hagopian SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA For three centuries, sleuths, scholars and conspiracy advocates have extrapolated over the identity of the "Man in the Iron Mask," the enigmatic prisoner of the notorious Bastille. Ever since the legend was immortalized in the opus of the great French writer, Alexandre Dumas, speculation about who the prisoner was, has been rampant, truth and fiction becoming convoluted, their intermingling making it difficult to give credence to Dumas' tale of treason and intrigue.

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  3. Court legalizes same-sex marriage, but what about local churches?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... General Conference, the official policy remains to not conduct same-sex marriages within the church. The Episcopal Church made national headlines last week when it's leaders said the denomination would be willing to conduct same-sex marriages. ...

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  4. Storied cathedral in D.C. needs millions for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... annual giving, to finish restoration and set the 83,000-square-foot cathedral, the seat of the American Episcopal Church, on stable financial footing. That figure is among the largest ever sought in a capital campaign at a U.S. religious ...

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  5. How Episcopalians Embraced Gay MarriageBy Gene RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... his church is performing gay weddings. That's progress. It's hard to remember how difficult life in the Episcopal Church was for me a mere 12 years ago. In June of 2003, I had become the first openly gay priest to be elected a Bishop in historic ...

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  6. Georgetown native became national leader following deadly church shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

    ... into motion in Charleston after nine parishioners were gunned down June 17 inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. “I think God has been preparing me all my life for what He was calling me to do,” Goff said in an interview ...

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  7. Fifty years of LGBT struggle remembered at Independence HallRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Philly.com

    With the ink still wet on the Supreme Court's 5-4 pro-marriage equality ruling, figures from the LGBT movement joined thousands of celebrants at Independence Hall Saturday for the National LGBT 50th anniversary ceremony. Fifty years ago, in the same location, a polite protest by 40 gay men and women sparked the movement with their demands for equal rights for gay people.

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  8. United States' Episcopal Church Rejects Boycott of Israeli Goods from Judea and SamariaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    The General Convention of the Episcopal Church in the United States met in Salt Lake City yesterday, Thursday, July 2 and rejected in a voice vote the proposal to divest from businesses that have operations in Judea and Samaria and to boycott products from the region. At the Church's 78th General Convention, the House of Bishops, led by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, overwhelmingly defeated the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions resolution.

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  9. Rapert says governor should take cues on marriage from Southern Baptist Convention presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: Jason Rapert, photoshopped here in the famous photo of Alabama Gov. George Wallace resisting court-ordered college desegregation, says Gov. Asa Hutchinson should heed a Baptist preacher's call for civil disobedience. A source has provided another letter from Sen. Jason Rapert expressing his unhappiness with Gov. Asa Huthinson's statement that the U.S. Supreme Court ruling requires county clerks to issue marriage licenses to all qualified, including same-sex couples.

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  10. Message of love, acceptance from new Episcopal presiding bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... differences. His term begins Nov. 1. "We are all different," the bishop-elect said on the last day of the Episcopal Church's General Convention at the Salt Palace Convention Center. "Some of us are black, some of us white, some of us are brown. I ...

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  11. Episcopal Church Approves Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    In October 2013, Boise Weekly sat down with Bishop Brian Thom , leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Idaho, to talk about, among other things, the possibility of someday performing a same-sex wedding at an Idaho Episcopal church. "Four congregations have asked my permission to conduct a study [on the matter], two in Boise, another in Sun Valley and one in Pocatello," Thom told BW .

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  12. Religion calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday. (508) 236-9068. 947 Park St., Attleboro. St. Peter's Episcopal Church: "Mass on the Grass," 10:30 a.m. July 5. on Rex Field. Music will be provided by St. Peter's Music Ministry. Bring your own ...

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  13. Bishop's pending sale of O.C. church leaves congregation locked outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Though St. James the Great Episcopal Church parishioners won't be meeting in their longtime house of worship Sunday, it doesn't mean they won't be having a service. The group, led by the Rev.

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  14. The rise of the African Methodist Episcopal ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Photos of the victims of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, are held during a vigil at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington D.C., recently. few weeks ago, when Pastor Clementa Pinckney and seven members of his congregation were gunned down by a man in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, many people heard of the AME Church for the very first time.

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  15. Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Reporter

    ... service to bless the couple. Still, the church hadn't changed its own laws on marriage until Wednesday. The Episcopal Church joins two other mainline Protestant groups that allow gay marriage in all their congregations: the United Church of Christ ...

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  16. A political pope brings the gospel to South AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    QUITO, Ecuador "" Ever since Mario Jose Bergoglio became Pope Francis in 2013, the region" s political elite have beaten a path to the Vatican. Cuba" s Raul Castro, Colombia" s Juan Manuel Santos and Brazil" s Dilma Roussef have all been granted audiences.

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  17. Local Episcopal Church Will Soon Perform Same-Sex MarriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    It has been a few days since the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage. The Episcopal Church has decided to allow religious weddings for gay couples going forward as well.

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  18. N.C. bishop to lead Episcopal Church in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, stands with the Rev. Dr. Kara Slade, vicar of St. David's Episcopal Church in Laurinburg, and the Right Rev. Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. Daily ...

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  19. Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Jerusalem Post

    The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops overwhelmingly rejected a motion to divest from company doing business with Israel in the West Bank. The body, meeting at the church's General Convention, this year taking place in Salt Lake City, on Thursday rejected in a voice vote the proposal to divest from businesses that have operations in the West Bank and to boycott West Bank settlement products.

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  20. New Episcopal presiding bishop gives message of love, acceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deseret News

    ... differences. His term begins Nov. 1. "We are all different," the bishop-elect said on the last day of the Episcopal Church's General Convention at the Salt Palace Convention Center. "Some of us are black, some of us white, some of us are brown. I ... 1 comment