Bishop Larry Benfield: “People of genuine faith do not discriminate.”
Discernment period leads St. Paul’s, K Street, to changes on women in priesthood, blessings for same-sex couples.
Two Carolina bishops discuss the Task Force on the Study of Marriage.
The Rev. Gay Jennings and about 2,000 other religious leaders sign amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage.
Ephraim Radner: The words “man and woman” and “husband and wife” will now signify “two people” or “two persons.”
Bishops Gene Robinson and Scott Hayashi reflect on Mormon concerns about civil rights and religious freedom.
Bishop Leo Frade: “I rejoice that … the State of Florida will take a bold and compassionate stand.”
The Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order asks for restraint.
“Our primary text will be the documents prepared by the Task Force on the Study of Marriage" for General Convention.
Bishops’ directions follow Supreme Court’s declining to review state laws.