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June 27 2017 By dvirtue LOS ANGELES; St. James the Great: Under Contract

According to email from Julie Dean Larsen, a vice chancellor of the diocese who has been representing the bishop, Bruno was unable to disclose the proposed sale when the disciplinary panel asked about it June 14 because of a confidentiality agreement. Larsen said the confidentiality agreement was modified earlier in the day June 22 to enable her to respond.

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June 22 2017 By dvirtue JUBA: South Sudan Anglican church wants to mediate between political rivals

"We as ECS [the Episcopal Church of Sudan] think that the national al dialogue is an opportunity to talk to all the parties and the church has resulted to be going between the parties to reach a peaceful resolution to the conflict," said Deng.

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June 21 2017 By dvirtue Guatemala elects LGBT-friendly Episcopal Bishop

Fr. Romero is a native Guatemalan. In 1996, he received his diaconal ordination in the Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real, but travelled to the Central American Diocese of Belize for his priestly ordination. He was ordained by Bishop Sylvester Romero Palma (XIII Belize). Belize is within the jurisdiction of the Anglican Province of the West Indies.

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June 20 2017 By dvirtue LOS ANGELES: Episcopal Church panel prohibits local bishop from selling Newport Beach church

A spokesman for the diocese could not be reached for comment Saturday.

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June 16 2017 By dvirtue DALLAS: Bishop Ray Sutton installed as new Presiding Bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church

This is a man, like many of you, that I have come to deeply respect, love, and honor as a father in the Lord.

His compassion, his scholarship, his vision, and his desire for unity in the Body of Jesus Christ makes him the ideal person to servant-lead the Reformed Episcopal Church in this next season.

He has been a blessing to our Province serving as the Dean of the Province and also as the Dean of Ecumenical Affairs.

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June 15 2017 By dvirtue Closing Time for the Episcopalians

But now one of Washington's two Anglo-Catholic parishes has gone over to the dark side. St. Paul's-K Street has decided to bless homosexual marriages. A notice in a recent bulletin read: "Flowers on the High Altar this Sunday are given by Samuel Smith and Michael 'Tricks" Molte (names changed) to the greater glory of Almighty God and in thanksgiving for the Blessing of their Civil Marriage which will be celebrated in this parish to which all members of the parish are invited."

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June 12 2017 By dvirtue IRELAND: Bishop says Scottish church's move on gay marriage 'a way forward'

However, clergy who do not agree can opt out of conducting same-sex weddings.

Dublin-born Bishop David Chillingworth is primus of the Scottish Church. He was ordained in Belfast and served in Northern Ireland until 2005 when he was consecrated Bishop of the diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane in Scotland.

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June 11 2017 By dvirtue Welby goes to war over 'anti-gay' bishop plot by traditionalists after historic marriage vote in Scotland

The rebuke from Justin Welby is his latest attempt to avert a damaging permanent split in the worldwide Anglican Communion over homosexuality.

As this newspaper revealed earlier this year, conservative archbishops, led by the Archbishop of Nigeria, Nicholas Okoh, are to consecrate Canon Andy Lines at a meeting in America this month after warning that Western churches are abandoning biblical teaching on the issue.

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June 09 2017 By dvirtue Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex marriage

Members of the Church's houses of Bishops, Clergy and Laity were asked to vote on whether to replace Canon 31, the doctrinal clause stating that marriage is between a man and a woman.

All three houses were required to approve the motion by a two-thirds majority. It received the backing of 80 per cent of Bishops, 67 per cent of Clergy and 80 per cent of Laity.

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June 08 2017 By dvirtue American and Kenyan bishops drill Malawi Anglican leaders over SOMA

Among the topics covered, the two Bishops looked at Self Examination and forgiveness, Devotional life, integrity, Leadership, understanding Holy Spirit to be filled for the work of ministry, Conflict and conflict Resolution.

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