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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 1:16pm

From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 12:12pm

By Lauren Anderson
The House of Deputies has elected the Rev. Gay Jennings president with 426 votes — five more than what she needed.

Monday, July 9, 2012 - 11:47pm

By Lauren Anderson
The House of Deputies passed resolutions protecting church members from discrimination based on “gender identity and expression” in amendments to two non-discrimination canons July 9.

Monday, July 9, 2012 - 11:43pm

By Joe Thoma
The House of Bishops authorized a provisional rite July 9 for blessing same-sex relationships.

Monday, July 9, 2012 - 4:41pm

By Douglas LeBlanc
“This is not a discernment process,” Michael Rehill tells conference panels. “You are a court.”

Monday, July 9, 2012 - 2:52pm

By Matt Townsend
Shedding tears of joy, the Rev. Canon Gay Jennings, Ohio, sang the hymn “Sing a New Church” with the Rt. Rev. Samuel Johnson Howard, Bishop of Florida, after the Committee on Structure approved a resolution on structural reform.

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.

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