Latest Episcopal Church Stories

2008-10-05 12:00:11

By Joe Mandak Associated Press MONROEVILLE, Pa. -- Clergy and lay members of the theologically conservative Pittsburgh diocese voted overwhelmingly Saturday to break from the liberal Episcopal Church, with which it differs on issues ranging from homosexuality to biblical teachings on salvation.

2008-10-05 00:00:09

The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh has voted to leave the Episcopal Church and join a more conservative province of the Anglican Church. The vote was taken today at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Monroeville. The results were greeted with silence.

2008-10-05 00:00:09

By Mike Cronin Hundreds of clergy and lay leaders in the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh are scheduled to vote today on whether to leave the New York-based church for a more conservative affiliation. The voting at St.

2008-10-04 18:00:09

The Episcopal diocese of Pittsburgh voted Saturday to cut its ties with the church, affiliating with a conservative Anglican province in South America. Clergy delegates to the diocesan convention voted for departure from the Episcopal Church 121-33, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.

2008-10-02 21:00:16

By Jay Tokasz Fewer than a full two days into a civil trial, a former priest agreed to settle a lawsuit with the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York over his suspension and eventual dismissal from the priesthood.

2008-09-18 15:00:16

LISBON - Cornerstone, a 10-member, multi-denominational band, will celebrate its fifth anniversary at a free coffeehouse at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church on the hill off Route 196.

2008-09-14 00:00:12

By Allison Heinrichs; Bobby Kerlik Leaders of the Episcopal Church of America will take a vote this week on whether to remove Pittsburgh Bishop Robert Duncan from ministry.

2008-08-17 18:00:52

By KRYS STEFANSKY By Krys Stefansky The Virginian-Pilot Virginia Beach First, the pronunciation. "Nimmo" has a short "i" sound - "nih-mo," not "nee-mo." It is a family name, long heard in Princess Anne County.

2008-07-31 15:00:41

THE world's first openly gay Anglican bishop is to take to the stage with comedian Abie Philbin Bowman, Cambodian temple dancers and Tanzanian musicians as part of this year's Festival of Spirituality and Peace.

2008-07-31 15:00:00

A Roman Catholic cardinal told Anglican bishops at the Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England, that ordaining women is a barrier to uniting the churches. Cardinal Walter Kaspar, head of the Vatican Council on Christian Unity, spoke at a closed session Monday, The Times of London reported.

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