National Cathedral Charges Christmas Eve Admission?

Nov 28, 2023 by

by Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: The Episcopal Church’s Washington National Cathedral proclaims itself as “A House of Prayer for All People” but the extent of that declaration may have found its limit. Earlier today the cathedral...

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Gene Robinson reflects on the 20th anniversary of his consecration as the church’s first gay bishop

Nov 2, 2023 by

By Melodie Woerman, Episcopal News Service: In the coming months, the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, the retired bishop of New Hampshire and the first openly gay bishop in The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion, will mark the 20th...

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Episcopal Withering on the Vine

Sep 30, 2023 by

By Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism. Release of Episcopal Church statistics earlier this month hit hard: the worst-ever year-over-year drop in membership (down 88,306 persons, or 6 percent), while attendance saw a middling (19 percent)...

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Episcopalians See Partial Attendance Rebound as Membership Melts Down

Sep 19, 2023 by

By Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism. As is the sixth largest cathedral in the world, the Episcopal Church’s landmark Washington National Cathedral seats about 4,000 worshippers. Across the Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia, Restoration...

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US Episcopal Church heads for crisis in number of ordinands

Aug 25, 2023 by

by Rebecca Paveley, Church Times: Applicants are older, and fewer churches can afford stipends. A FALL in the numbers training for ordination in the Episcopal Church in the United States, together with churches’ inability to pay for...

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Former Albany Episcopal Bishop Reflects on his Exodus from TEC into the ACNA Diocese of the Living Word

Aug 22, 2023 by

by David Virtue, VOL: An exclusive interview with the former Episcopal Bishop of Albany, The Rt. Rev. William Love. VOL: Bishop, it is just over two years since you stood down as the Episcopal Bishop of Albany and began serving as the...

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