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  • Episcopal Priest Admits to Aiding and Abetting the Trafficking of Illegal Cross-sex Hormones for Underage Kids

    04/04/2024 10:33:45 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Disntr ^ | April 4, 2024 | staff
    The Episcopal Church is an apostate denomination. In August 2022, they passed a resolution affirming sex change surgeries for children of any age. Because apparently mutilating children’s bodies to fit a certain ideology is a top priority for this “Christian” denomination. Patrick Burke is the Rector at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in Wilmington, Delaware. He holds a Master of Divinity from Bexley Seabury Seminary in Chicago and has devoted his entire life to merging sexual immorality and Marxist concepts with professing Christianity, where he advocates for abnormal sexual behaviors such as “transgenderism” and attempts to mainstream...
  • Stained glass window shows Jesus Christ with dark skin, stirring questions about race in New England

    05/14/2023 11:24:54 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 97 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 14, 2023 | Mark Pratt
    A nearly 150-year-old stained-glass church window that depicts a dark-skinned Jesus Christ interacting with women in New Testament scenes has stirred up questions about race, Rhode Island’s role in the slave trade and the place of women in 19th century New England society. The window installed at the long-closed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Warren in 1878 is the oldest known public example of stained glass on which Christ is depicted as a person of color that one expert has seen. “This window is unique and highly unusual,” said Virginia Raguin, a professor of humanities emerita at the College of...
  • Pope Disses Dems' Abortion Stance [semi-satire]

    07/19/2022 10:29:35 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 July 2022 | John Semmens
    Following his praise for the US Supreme Court's reversal of the Roe v. Wade decision, Pope Francis pivoted to castigate President Biden for his "incoherent" position on the issue. "Clearly, abortion terminates a human life," the Pope said. "Such a crime can never be a 'woman's right' as advocates of this medical murder claim. Yet, we see self-proclaimed Catholics like President Biden and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi working to make this crime legal in America. They need to confer with their parish priests to confess their error and seek forgiveness." The Pope's remarks triggered Biden to declare "I'm the f***ing President...
  • Church of Ireland to divest from fossil fuel extraction by 2022

    10/07/2021 9:23:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Irish Times ^ | Fri, Oct 1, 2021, 23:04 | Sarah Burns
    The Church of Ireland is to complete its divestment from companies that extract fossil fuels by the end of this year. Companies where more than 10 percent of turnover is derived from fossil fuel extraction will be excluded from investments made by the Representative Church Body (RCB). […] The Church of Ireland said through its climate change policy, the RCB seeks to mitigate and lower the climate change impact within its investment portfolios and “has taken several steps in this regard over the past number of years”. This includes collaborative engagement, investments in wind and solar energy and forestry, the...
  • Episcopal Bishop William Love announces resignation in response to hearing panel ruling that he violated canon law by refusing to allow same-sex marriages in his diocese

    10/25/2020 11:34:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/25/2020 | Anugrah Kumar
    A bishop of The Episcopal Church announced that he'll be stepping down from office weeks after the denomination’s disciplinary panel ruled that he violated canon law by refusing to allow same-sex marriages in his diocese. Addressing the Diocesan Convention on Saturday, Bishop William Love of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany said he will resign as bishop on Feb. 1, 2021, according to Anglican Ink. On Oct. 5, the denomination’s Hearing Panel found Bishop Love guilty “by clear and convincing evidence” of violating Resolution B012, a measure passed in 2018 requiring that all Episcopal dioceses allow for the blessing of same-sex...
  • Episcopal Church panel rules against bishop who banned gay marriage in diocese: He 'violated canon law'

    10/06/2020 8:41:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/06/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    A disciplinary panel of The Episcopal Church has ruled that a bishop who refused to allow the blessing of same-sex marriages in his diocese violated canon law. Bishop William Love of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany was punished last year with a restriction on his ministerial duties after he refused to allow same-sex marriages in his diocese. Love had refused to allow for the enforcement of Resolution B012, a measure passed in 2018 requiring that all Episcopal dioceses allow for the blessing of same-sex unions. A Title IV Hearing Panel, which focuses on issues of ecclesiastical discipline when a clergy...
  • Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, and Baptist Pastors Lead Rally for Abortion

    05/26/2020 11:31:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Life News ^ | May 25, 2020 | Micaiah Bilger
    Most leaders in Judaeo-Christian faiths believe scripture teaches that all human lives are valuable and deserving of protection. But there are some who stray from the teaching and promote abortion. A group of New York state clergy members recently advocated for abortion at the state capital, Christian News Network reports. Together, abortion activists who identify as Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist, Episcopalian, Baptist, Unitarian and Jewish urged New York state lawmakers to support abortion and Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion chain in the United States, according to the report. “As pastors, we believe in New Yorkers’ ability to get the health care...
  • DC Priest Who Shook 500 Hands at Communion Has Coronavirus

    03/09/2020 9:30:47 AM PDT · by amorphous · 88 replies
    Summit News ^ | 9 Marcch 2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    A DC priest who shook the hands of 500 worshipers during communion has announced he’s contracted coronavirus. “BREAKING: A D.C. priest has Coronavirus. He offered communion and shook hands with more than 500 worshipers last week and on February 24th,” tweeted ABC7’s Sam Sweeney. “All worshipers who visited the Christ Church in Georgetown must self-quarantine. Church is cancelled for the first time since the 1800’s.”
  • Worcester priest Gregory Lisby pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

    02/22/2020 2:12:31 PM PST · by BansheeBill · 12 replies ^ | 2/22/2020 | Tanner Stenning
    Gregory Lisby, the former kindergarten teacher and Worcester priest accused of child pornography possession, pleaded guilty to the charge in Boston’s federal court on Friday, according to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Separately, Lisby has been accused of sexually abusing a teenager after he was ordained in 2007, the Telegram reports. Lisby started as a kindergarten teacher last year at Morgan School in Holyoke. He was arrested in Northborough in September on the child pornography possession charge and resigned from the job, writing to the district that he had been “accused of an awful crime.” Prosecutors said he could face...
  • Episcopal Church will cease to have Sunday worship attendance in 30 years, seminary pres. warns

    02/19/2020 9:42:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/19/2020 | Michael Gryboski
    A seminary president has warned The Episcopal Church's leadership that with the current rate of decline, they will cease to have any Sunday worship attendance in 30 years.Kristine Stache, interim president of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America-affiliated Wartburg Theological Seminary, gave a presentation Friday before the denomination's Executive Council.Stache drew from the most recent parochial report data which found that, from 2008 to 2018, the denomination experienced a 24.9 percent decline in average Sunday attendance and a 17.5 percent decline in baptized members.“It depicts a church that appears to be dying,” said Stache, as reported by Egan Millard...
  • The Episcopal Church's Fruits of Heresy

    01/05/2020 6:13:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    American ^ | January 5, 2020 | Andrew Harrod
    “This church has about 30 more years before it is dead,” stated one young man at a 2016 forum at the Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) in Alexandria, Virginia, as quoted in the recent book The Seduction of the Episcopal Church. Therein Anglican author David Virtue, a longtime critical observer of worldwide Anglicanism, reviews the Episcopal Church’s decades-long fall from grace in an exposé of Christian folly in accommodating a secularized, sexualized modernity. Virtue tells the depressing, detailed “story of a once proud Christian denomination that stood as a landmark church in a nation that has seen presidents, senators and business...
  • Episcopal seminary to set aside $1.7 million for slavery reparations fund

    09/10/2019 8:12:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/10/2019 | Michael Gryboski
    An Episcopal seminary in Virginia has announced that its setting aside $1.7 million for an endowment fund aimed at paying reparations for slavery. Virginia Theological Seminary, founded in 1823 and based in Alexandria, announced last Thursday that it was creating the fund largely in response to the institution having direct ties to slavery. Money from the fund is expected to go to projects such as helping emerging congregations linked to the seminary, aiding African-American clergy, and helping to support work by historically African-American congregations. The Rev. Joseph Thompson, director of the seminary’s Office of Multicultural Ministries, which will oversee the...
  • National Cathedral: Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump (July 30, 2019)

    08/25/2019 11:12:51 PM PDT · by ZagFan · 43 replies
    The National Cathedral website ^ | 7-30-2019 | Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde
    The escalation of racialized rhetoric from the President of the United States has evoked responses from all sides of the political spectrum. On one side, African American leaders have led the way in rightfully expressing outrage. On the other, those aligned with the President seek to downplay the racial overtones of his attacks, or remain silent. As faith leaders who serve at Washington National Cathedral ¬– the sacred space where America gathers at moments of national significance – we feel compelled to ask: After two years of President Trump’s words and actions, when will Americans have enough? This week, President...
  • GOP’s Weld says he’s most pro-choice candidate in 2020 race

    05/18/2019 7:50:18 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 18, 2019 | Hunter Woodall
    President Donald Trump’s only major Republican primary challenger said Saturday that the recent spate of abortion laws being passed in states like Alabama has him feeling “terrible,” and declared that abortion is a decision the government should not come anywhere near. At a campaign stop in Exeter, New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld told a crowd of voters he’s “the most pro-choice person you’re ever going to meet.” “The way I look at it, it’s kind of a power issue,” Weld said. “And who wants a lot of big, fat, white guys who live in Washington 700 miles away...
  • Baptismal ritual may mark gender-change (CoE)

    02/21/2019 12:14:27 PM PST · by Gamecock · 6 replies
    Church Times ^ | 12/11/2018 | HATTIE WILLIAMS
    CHURCHES can adapt the liturgy for the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith “in a creative and sensitive way” to mark a person’s gender transition, the House of Bishops has said in guidance published this week. The House decided earlier this year that special liturgical provision on gender transition was not needed, after the General Synod requested that it consider the matter (News, 26 January). The resulting guidance, published on Tuesday, states that, where churches wish to recognise a person’s gender transition, baptism would be the “natural liturgical context for recognising and celebrating their identity in Christ and God’s love” for the...
  • Episcopal Church Hosts Pro-Abortion Rally Featuring “Christian” Pastors Promoting Abortions

    12/07/2018 7:23:52 PM PST · by Coleus · 36 replies
    Life News ^ | 12.06.18 | Micaiah Bilger
    A group of Ohio religious leaders criticized lawmakersÂ’ efforts to pass protections for unborn babies Thursday during a pro-abortion protest at a church in downtown Columbus. The event at Trinity Episcopal Church, coordinated by the Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, included Christian and Jewish leaders who oppose a bill to prohibit abortions after unborn babies have a detectable heartbeat, about six weeks of pregnancy.The state House passed the bill in November, and the Senate is considering it this week. It is expected to pass the Republican-controlled legislature. HAPPENING NOW: Faith leaders organized by @OhioRCRC are speaking against bans on...
  • Episcopalian Priest: Christians Should Promote the Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

    02/01/2017 5:39:55 PM PST · by Morgana · 20 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Feb 1, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Teen Vogue is doing its best to push its pro-abortion agenda on young, impressionable minds. This week, the magazine ran a column by the Rev. Broderick L. Greer, an Episcopal priest who advocates for abortion. Greer argued that Christians should support women in their decisions to have abortion, rather than judge them. “And that is where the Church can find its point of entry: in offering people making these decisions every measure of mercy they need to live wise and whole lives,” Greer wrote. “It is the act of looking people in the eye and saying, ‘I trust you. I...
  • Civil War Prayer Books Tell a Story of Commonality in a Time of Conflict, Says Pastor Collector

    02/01/2017 3:23:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Fay Observer ^ | Feb 1, 2017 | Myron B. Pitts
    The little Episcopalian prayer book did not have the easiest journey to the Rev. Robert Alves' private collection. "This one has actually been in the ocean," says, Alves, holding up a leather-bound copy of the Confederate Book of Common Prayer. In 1863, the book was part of a shipment of devotionals headed to Confederates in the battlefield. But Union ships were in hot pursuit of a Rebel blockade runner carrying the devotionals and other supplies off the coast of Beaufort. The Confederate sailors, before eventually running aground, dumped cargo to lighten the load, including the books. U.S. Naval Commander Daniel...
  • Influential Episcopal Seminary No Longer Offering Degrees Amid Report of $7.9 Million Loss

    11/21/2016 12:17:38 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/21/2016 | Michael Gryboski
    An influential seminary affiliated with The Episcopal Church has announced that it will no longer issue degrees starting next year, and is reporting a net loss of $7.9 million in assets since last year. The Episcopal Divinity School of Cambridge, Massachusetts, announced in July that they will stop granting degrees at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. Last week, the divinity school sent out an update to supporters and members of its campus community wherein they noted that the net assets of the seminary had declined rapidly over the past couple of years. "At our meeting, we also accepted...
  • Baptist, Methodist, Episcopalian and Presbyterian Clergy Participate in Rally for Abortion

    09/13/2016 6:56:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies ^ | September 13, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    Many Judeo-Christian leaders speak out against abortion, but the few who advocate for abortion often are the ones who get the most media attention. On Monday in Kentucky, pro-abortion clergy held a rally at the State Capitol to advocate for abortion and other issues, the State-Journal reports. The event was called the Higher Ground Moral Day of Action, and it was held in conjunction with other rallies nation-wide. Led by clergy, the event highlighted the upcoming election and called on candidates and elected officials to uphold “the most sacred moral principles of our faith and constitutional values.” These included “the...