Episcopal bishop resigns after facing continued attacks for opposing same-sex ‘marriage’

Apr 1, 2021 by

by Michael Haynes, LifeSite: After facing condemnation from an official church tribunal for ordering clergy not to perform homosexual “marriages,” Bishop William Love of Albany resigned from his see after a long-running conflict with the Episcopal Church. After the November 2018 implementation of “trial rites” in The Episcopal Church (TEC), which prevented bishops from prohibiting same-sex “marriages” in their diocese, Bishop Love issued an eight-page letter to his faithful, explaining that...

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Bishop Love to Join Anglican Church in North America

Mar 31, 2021 by

from Virtueonline: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I have been wanting to write to you ever since my final service with the Diocese on February 27th. Karen and I were so richly blessed to share that time with those of you were able to attend in person as well as all of you who joined us via the internet. It was a joyful day worshiping our Lord with family and friends from around the Diocese and wider Church, yet it was also a sad day, knowing that would be my final service for the Diocese...

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Four bishops who have now left the Episcopal Church

Mar 22, 2021 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: Four Episcopal bishops have now left TEC in recent months, indicating that the prevailing sin of homosexual behavior still doggedly pursues the consciences of orthodox bishops. The most recent is Daniel W. Herzog, Albany VIII. He gave no indication as to his future plans. Herzog was raised in the Roman Catholic Church but joined the Episcopal Church in the late 1960s. He studied at Nashotah House, graduated in 1970, and was ordained a priest in the Episcopal...

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Three Bishops have now left the Episcopal Church

Mar 16, 2021 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: Three Episcopal bishops have now left TEC in recent months, indicating that the prevailing sin of homosexual behavior still doggedly pursues the consciences of orthodox bishops. The most recent is Daniel W. Herzog, Albany VIII. He gave no indication as to his future plans. Herzog was raised in the Roman Catholic Church but joined the Episcopal Church in the late 1960s. He studied at Nashotah House, graduated in 1970, and was ordained a priest in the Episcopal...

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How not to be pastoral

Mar 2, 2021 by

by Gerald McDermott, Patheos: It is easy to be led astray theologically when trying to be pastoral. You could say that was the mistake that the Episcopal Church made.  Starting in the 1970s its leaders said that in order to heal the hurts of the same-sex attracted (SSA) we must let them live out their sexual desires.  Later, that meant marriage for gays. It didn’t matter, for TEC, that the plain sense of Scripture and the whole Christian tradition were against these moves.  Scripture makes...

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Supreme Court declines $100M Episcopal Church property case, lets breakaway diocese’s victory stand

Feb 23, 2021 by

by Michael Gryboski, Christian Post: The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from The Episcopal Church over a dispute with a breakaway Texas diocese leadership over an estimated $100 million in church property. In orders released Monday, the high court denied certiorari in the combined cases of All Saints’ Episcopal Church v. Diocese of Fort Worth and The Episcopal Church et al. v. Diocese of Fort Worth. As a result, an earlier ruling awarding the 60 church properties to the...

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