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  • Episcopal Church approves liturgy for same-sex unions

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    July 11, 2012 | 9:14 am

    The Episcopal Church—the U.S. branch of the old Church of England—yesterday approved a liturgy for its clergy to use during same-sex unions. Episcopalians are the largest U.S. denomination to do so.

    Reuters reports:

    Delegates to its triennial convention voted 171-50 to approve the...

  • Conservative Episcopal bishop gets the boot

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 19, 2008 | 6:15 am

    Tim Morgan’s suspicions yesterday morning were well founded. The Episcopal House of Bishops acted to can Robert Duncan, the conservative bishop of the Pittsburgh Diocese and a leading voice for the dissenting faction in the U.S. arm of the Anglican Communion.

    The Associated Press...

  • Divestment Bad for Israelis, Palestinians

    By Rev. Mark D. Stuart

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In the past year, several mainline American church bodies have favored divesting their assets from companies doing business with Israel. As an

    Anglican priest, I find this very disturbing, especially so when my own American branch of Anglicanism (The Episcopal Church) has considered...

  • Jewish Gridder

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    June 26, 2003 | 7:59 pm

    In a world where some high school athletes hang out at strip clubs or haze each other in powder puff rituals, isn't it good to know that there's still one nice Jewish football player keeping to a more righteous standard?

    So what if he chalks up all his stats for an Episcopalian high...