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Anglican Leader: Irish Church lost all credibility

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LONDON – The Roman Catholic Church in Ireland has lost all credibility because of its mishandling of abuse by priests, the leader of the Anglican church said in remarks released Saturday.  A leading Catholic archbishop said he was “stunned” by the comments. The remarks released Saturday marked the first time Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams… Continue Reading

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Archbishop Peter Jensen: Glasspool election Sanctifies Sin

Peter Jensen, Archbishop of Sydney, has released the below media statement regarding the election of the Reverend Mary Glasspool, a partnered lesbian, as a Bishop in Los Angeles in The Episcopal Church. The American Episcopal Election Media Statement 18/3/10 With the election of the Reverend Mary Glasspool, a partnered lesbian, as a Bishop in Los… Continue Reading

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Episcopal Church to Ordain 2nd Openly Gay Bishop

The Episcopal Church has confirmed that it will ordain its second openly gay bishop. After receiving the required majority of consents from the wider church, the Rev. Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool was informed on Wednesday by the presiding bishop’s office that the consent process for her consecration was complete. “I am profoundly grateful for the… Continue Reading

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Gay Episcopal Priest Receives Majority Consent

An openly gay priest has received more than the required majority of consents to be confirmed as bishop, the Diocese of Los Angeles reported Wednesday. According to an unofficial tally, the Rev. Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool has received 61 nods from standing committees in The Episcopal Church. Only 56 are required for confirmation. “I give… Continue Reading

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Male Priests Marry in Anglican Church First Gay ‘Wedding’

Male Priests Marry in Anglican Gay Wedding

Two male priests exchanged vows and rings in a ceremony that was conducted using one of the church’s most traditional wedding rites – a decision seen as blasphemous by conservatives. The ceremony broke Church of England guidelines and was carried out last month in defiance of the Bishop of London, in whose diocese it took… Continue Reading

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Lesbian Suffragan Bishop Rev Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool

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A controversial priest who has a lesbian partner has so far received more than half the votes she needs to be consecrated as an assistant bishop. And the 120-day consent process began just a month ago. The Rev Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool has 29 consents to become bishop suffragan, according to a recent report by… Continue Reading