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Episcopal Church approves same-sex blessing rite

Episcopalians approved a churchwide ceremony Tuesday to bless same-sex couples, the latest decisive step toward accepting homosexuality by a denomination that nine years ago elected the first openly gay bishop....

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  • Episcopal church approves blessing for same-sex unions
    When Episcopal bishops from throughout the United States this month approved their denomination blessing same-gender relationships, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania voted with the majority. “There are many gay and lesbian ...
    07/19/2012 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • Episcopal Church approves same-sex blessing rite
    Episcopalians approved a churchwide ceremony Tuesday to bless same-sex couples, the latest decisive step toward accepting homosexuality by a denomination that nine years ago elected the first openly gay bishop. At the Episcopal General Convention, which is ...
    07/11/2012 - 10:53 pm | View Link
  • Episcopal Church formally approves blessing for same-sex couples
    The Episcopal Church has approved ... “While the liturgy we have developed is not called ‘marriage,’ we recognize significant parallels,” the committee wrote in its handbook on blessing same-sex marriages, called "I Bless You, And You Will Be ...
    07/11/2012 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • Episcopal Church Approves Same-Sex Blessing Rites
    The Episcopal Church approved church-wide blessings of same-sex unions, stopping short of approving rites for same-sex marriage but approving liturgy for official rites for same-sex couples. Bishops can begin using "The Witnessing and Blessing of a ...
    07/11/2012 - 7:14 am | View Link
  • US Episcopal Church Approves Blessing of Same-Sex Couples
    The church's House of Deputies, which is split equally between clergy and lay leaders, approved the blessing Tuesday by a vote of ... in the United States to officially recognize same-sex marriage. Some information for this report was provided by AP ...
    07/11/2012 - 4:02 am | View Link
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  • Episcopal Church same-sex blessing resource excerpts ...
    The Episcopal Church’s liturgical rite for blessing same-sex relationships, authorized by General Convention for use in the Episcopal Church beginning the first ...
    11/22/2014 - 10:57 am | View Website
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    11/22/2014 - 3:33 am | View Website
  • Same-Sex Blessings Arrive at Falls Church Episcopal ...
    A historic Episcopal parish that counts U.S. President George Washington among its past vestry members has hosted its first blessing of a same-sex union.
    11/21/2014 - 11:30 pm | View Website
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    There are two official names of the Episcopal Church specified in its constitution: "The Episcopal Church" and the "Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States ...
    11/21/2014 - 2:11 pm | View Website
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    Input invited for 2016-2018 triennium preliminary draft budget. ENS Editor's Note: The Episcopal Church’s Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance ...
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