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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry signs statement with Anglican bishops and primates affirming and celebrating LGBTQ+ people

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

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Message from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Lambeth Call on human dignity

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

A Message from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Lambeth Call on human dignity.

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80th General Convention Update / Bishop Lane

Saturday, July 9, 2022

An update to the 80th General Convention from Bishop Lane

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A message from Bishop Stephen Lane

Friday, July 8, 2022

Dear Siblings and Friends in Christ,

Some of you have heard by now that my mother, Betty Lane, who turned 101 on June 18th of this year, died early Friday morning, July 8th. My mother has been a nursing home resident since a bout with Covid last December and recently suffered a couple of falls. I had an intuition that she was failing and decided, just before leaving for the General Convention, to stay in Rochester. I’m not always the most intuitive person, but I’m grateful for the nudging of the Spirit on this occasion. I was able to be with her yesterday and last night.

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A message from Bishop Stephen Lane

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

A message from Bishop Stephen Lane 

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Zoom Invitation: How Episcopalians Can Respond to Gun Violence

Sunday, June 26, 2022

President Biden signed the bipartisan gun safety bill that passed the Senate on Thursday and the House of Representatives on Friday. That accomplishment--the most significant federal gun bill in nearly 30 years--comes on the heels of Thursday's Supreme Court decision that strikes down New York State's concealed carry law--a move that law enforcement officials expect will increase gun violence. 

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