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77th General Convention

Monday, July 9, 2012 - 1:38pm
Video by Matt Townsend Members of General Convention’s Structure Committee discuss their progress on Resolution C095, which would establish a task force for structural reform.
Monday, July 9, 2012 - 9:05am
From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition, July 9
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 11:05pm
By Joe Thoma The House of Bishops expressed its collegiality July 8 in a “mind of the house” resolution, after a closed-door discussion about accusations against nine bishops.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 10:25pm
By Lauren Anderson The House of Deputies approved Resolution A157, which eliminates a constitutional requirement that any bishop elected within 120 days of General Convention must obtain consent from a majority of deputies.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 5:10pm
By Matt Townsend Same-sex blessings emerged again as a subject of complex and fervent debate July 7, as the Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music heard testimony on a resolution that would authorize such blessings in the Episcopal Church.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 3:57pm
By Douglas LeBlanc Friends of The Living Church packed into an upstairs room designed for 175 people to hear Episcopal leaders speak of their faith and how it affects their work.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 3:41pm
From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition, July 8.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 3:05pm
By Joe Thoma The House of Bishops approved Resolution D002 that would amend two canons to say that “gender identity (one’s inner sense of being male or female) and expression (the way in which one manifests that gender identity in the world)” should not be bases for exclusion from consideration for ordained ministry.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 2:26pm
Bishop William Mchombo, acting provincial secretary of the Church of the Province of Central Africa, talks with Joe Thoma, communications officer of the Diocese of Central Florida, and Christopher Wells, editor of The Living Church.
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
By Joe Thoma Many bishops urge frugality for the Episcopal Church, but they concurred with the House of Deputies July 7 in establishing a “Mission Enterprise Fund” for underrepresented populations at the diocesan level.