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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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Former Standing Committee Members Dispute Archbishop Welby On Outcome of ACC Meeting
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The six outgoing members of the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion released a statement today disputing the contention of Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, that the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) endorsed sanctions against the Episcopal Church at its recent meeting in Zambia. Those sanctions were outlined in a communiqué from the primates, or…
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Bible Study Catalyzes Gender Justice Conversation at ACC

In “A Child’s Christmas in Wales,” the poet Dylan Thomas writes that he once received “by a mistake no one could explain, a little hatchet.” By a mistake—or at least an unexplained gaffe—no one could explain in Lusaka, the 16th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council—a meeting with gender justice high on the agenda—began on…
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Final ACC Business Day Proves Pivotal
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To Bishop Ian Douglas, the final business day of the Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka, Zambia, was a pivotal moment in the history of the Anglican Communion. “We’ll look back on today and see that the door could have closed or opened,” he said. “It opened.” The turning point came when Resolution C35, which would…
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ACC rebuffs primates’ “requirements” as meeting begins

Lusaka, Zambia, April 8—The Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) made clear in a statement released today that it will not allow the leading archbishops of the communion to dictate the council’s response to the Episcopal Church’s decision to authorize rites that allow same-sex couples to marry in the church. The primates of…
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Primates Meet, Confusion Ensues
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When the cloud of confusion created by the most recent meeting of the primates of the Anglican Communion had dissipated, not a great deal had changed. The Anglican Communion is still intact, the Episcopal Church is still a full member, and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, Deputy Rosalie Simmonds Ballentine, and Bishop Ian Douglas are…
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General Convention photo album

Many thanks to Deputy News photographers Brian Baker, Jacob Bilich, and Jim Steadman for these memories of the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City.

Deputies sprint to the finish

On a day that began with their presiding bishop-elect begging them to put a fresh charge into the Jesus Movement and ended almost 10 hours later, the members of the Episcopal Church’s House of Deputies sprinted through dozens of resolutions, sang and prayed, and forged a difficult compromise with their colleagues in the House of…
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Podcast: Fun, games, and the hymn to the virtual binder

In the last of her series of General Convention podcasts, the Rev. Emily Mellott, alternate deputy from the Diocese of Chicago and rector of Calvary Church, Lombard, spoke to deputies about the lighthearted aspects of life in the House of Deputies. Guests General Convention Bingo: The Rev. Melody Shobe is a deputy from the Diocese…
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House of Bishops completes its work

On the final legislative day of the 78th General Convention, the House of Bishops plowed through multiple calendars and dozens of resolutions, including two that drew considerable debate but ultimately were approved. A matter that had caused significant debate on Thursday – whether or not the president of the House of Deputies should receive a…
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