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2008-10-09 15:00:16

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, October 19, First Congregational Church of Berkeley, United Church of Christ, will celebrate the weddings of couples who have been married since June when California extended the right to marry to same-sex couples.

2006-06-20 17:31:56

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - A proposal for the U.S.

2006-06-18 17:35:42

By Jim Leckrone COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - The U.S.

2006-06-17 16:50:00

A key committee of the U.S. Episcopal Church, responding to criticism from fellow Anglicans worldwide for the consecration of an openly gay bishop, approved on Saturday an expanded and more strongly worded apology for the action.

2006-06-16 20:46:57

By Michael Conlon COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - A key committee trying to craft the U.S. Episcopal Church's response to the anger and alienation caused by the consecration of an openly gay bishop wrestled with disagreements on Friday over how to apologize and what to promise for the future.

2006-06-14 21:39:17

By Michael Conlon COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - The U.S. Episcopal Church, trying to quell the storm it created by consecrating the first openly gay bishop in Anglican church history, was showered with calls on Wednesday to repudiate the action and pleas not to abandon gays and lesbians.

2006-04-07 18:35:00

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - A panel to address divisions caused by the U.S. Episcopal Church's consecration of an openly gay bishop recommended on Friday that the church be very cautious about doing so again and make a fresh statement of apology and repentance.

2006-04-06 15:05:59

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Episcopal Church may be asked by a special internal commission to avoid electing more gay bishops and repent for the turmoil caused by the one it chose in 2003, according to published reports and remarks from church figures.

2006-03-22 08:17:41

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Episcopal Church is headed for another showdown over homosexuality in a rift that has already shaken the worldwide Anglican church family to which it belongs, and threatens even more division.

2006-03-22 08:15:00

The U.S. Episcopal Church is headed for another showdown over homosexuality in a rift that has already shaken the worldwide Anglican church family to which it belongs, and threatens even more division.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.