Episcopal Church

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

"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 breakaway diocese that voted to leave the denomination over theological differences on issues like same-sex marriage and the ordination of women will stand." - C.Post

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Episcopal Church panel rules against bishop who banned gay marriage in diocese: He 'violated canon law'

"A Title IV Hearing Panel, which focuses on issues of ecclesiastical discipline when a clergy is accused of misconduct, released a unanimous opinion last Friday finding Love guilty." - C.Post

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The National Abortion Federation just named an Episcopal priest as its new head.

The national director of Priests for Life and president of the National Pro-Life Religious Council: Reverend Katherine Hancock Ragsdale "led the ‘Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights’ (now the ‘Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice’), which actually provides rites of blessing for parents about to kill their children, and for the facilities in which the blood is shed.” - Christian Headlines

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Episcopal Church Debates Whether to Make God Gender-Neutral in Book of Common Prayer

"As the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church kicks off in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, church officials are set to consider competing resolutions on whether their Book of Common Prayer, last revised in 1979, needs to be revised to send a strong message that God does not have a gender." - CPost

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Supreme Court Rejects Conservative Breakaway Episcopalian's Effort to Keep $500 Million Worth of Property

"The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal in the case of a conservative diocese that broke away from The Episcopal Church seeking to maintain ownership of $500 million worth of property." CPost

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