Bishops’ directions follow Supreme Court’s declining to review state laws.
“Part of our charge is to consider the challenges and opportunities of the changing societal norms around marriage.”
St. Paul’s Parish, K Street, moves toward accepting women in the priesthood and welcoming same-sex marriage.
Guidelines may follow for clergy and congregations in the Diocese of Virginia.
The presiding officers of General Convention have announced their decision to appoint a legislative committee on marriage.
Bishop Dorsey McConnell welcomes civil benefits for same-sex couples and reiterates his concerns about the rite for blessing them.
Clergy freed to “remove any distinction between same-sex marriage and other marriages.”
“What is God calling us to understand, to say, and perhaps to do in regards to marriage?”
An Indaba-style gathering draws from one side of the aisle.
Thirteen bishops of the Episcopal Church support a lesbian couple’s bid to be married.