Articles by: Kathleen Moore

Deputies Say Goodbye to the 79th General Convention

Before they journey home, we asked several deputies, “where did you see God at General Convention?”

Headed in the Right Direction

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, wraps up his #GC79 podcast with the ninth and final episode. Listen to the podcast.

Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 4: María Bautista Vargas y Liz Luna

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC79. Invitadas:   María Bautista Vargas es la asociada misionera de la Universidad del Sur de Texas y para San Jacinto…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 5: La Rda. Diácona Ema Rosero-Nordalm

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC Invitada: La Rda. Diácona Ema Rosero-Nordalm es de la Diócesis de Massachusetts. Participó en el Trienio de ECW…
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Resolutions Move Church Forward on Issues of Race, Gender

Three resolutions adopted on Wednesday by the House of Deputies are intended to dismantle racism and sexism in the Episcopal Church through practices and processes promoting equity, diversity, justice, healing, and reconciliation. Resolution D002, Funding the Work of The Beloved Community, proposed by Deputy Joe McDaniel of Central Gulf Coast, came through Committee 9, Racial…
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#GC79 Podcast: As the Clock Winds Down

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, hosts the eighth nightly #GC79 podcast. Guests: The Rev. Carlos de la Torre is a deputy from Connecticut. He is curate at Christ Church, New Haven and program director of St. Hilda’s House, an Episcopal Service Corps program located in New Haven. The Rev. Canon Broderick Greer is canon…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 3: Dra. Sandra T. Montes

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC79. Invitada: Sandra Montes es de la Diócesis de Texas. Es una amante de la música, cantante, y consultora en…
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My great-great grandfather and the founding of a black Austin college

Racial justice and reconciliation is a theme lacing through much of the work of the 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas. The Episcopal Church has struggled—and faltered—with this for all of its existence. Yet there are also stories of courage in our church, some nearly lost to time. One of these nearly forgotten stories is…
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Day of the Purple Scarf

Of the 160 bishops active in the House of Bishops, only 21—or 13 percent—are women. To raise awareness of the effort to continue to break the “stained glass ceiling” in the House of Bishops, supporters of moving more women into the episcopacy declared July 9 to be Purple Scarf Day at the 79th General Convention….
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“Africa is not stagnant”

Before he left General Convention on Sunday, Dr. Masiiwa Ragies Gunda, an Old Testament scholar from Zimbabwe, sat down for an interview with Rachel Harrison of Deputy News. In 2015, through Resolution A051, General Convention commissioned “a listing of information and resources developed by African Anglican leaders and organizations working to curb anti-gay and anti-transgender…
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