| Jan 19, 2009
WASHINGTON — It was a day that combined high-minded political rhetoric with the very best of pop culture. Tens of thousands of citizens, a throng more than a mile long on the National Mall, braved cold weather and long security lines to attend a...
| Dec 4, 2009
| 9:37 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Two openly gay candidates are among a pool of six candidates selected to replace two retiring assistant bishops in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.
Rev. John L. Kirkley of San Francisco and the Rev. Canon Mary D. Glasspool of...
| Dec 6, 2009
| 10:14 PM
LOS ANGELES-- The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles elected its first openly gay bishop, the second openly gay bishop in the global Anglican fellowship.
Rev. Canon Mary D. Glasspool, 55, of Baltimore, was elected by clergy and lay leaders of the church as...
| Jul 13, 2009
The Episcopal Church moved Monday toward affirming their acceptance of gays and lesbians for all roles in ministry, despite pressure from fellow Anglicans worldwide for a decisive moratorium on consecrating another openly gay bishop.
Bishops at the...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 4:54 AM
(WGN-AM)- Just three weeks after the Episcopal Church lifted a de facto moratorium on approving gay bishops, a Chicago priest in a committed same-sex relationship has been named one of three nominees for Bishop of Minnesota.
Rev. Bonnie Perry, rector...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 7:59 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Episcopal Church leaders in Los Angeles have nominated two openly gay and lesbian priests for assistant bishop, despite pleas against the decision.
The nominations of the Rev. John L. Kirkley of San Francisco and the Rev. Mary Douglas...