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Episcopal priests will be allowed to conduct services blessing same-sex relationships under a policy approved Tuesday at the church's national convention in Indianapolis.

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Archbishop of Canterbury slaps Episcopal Church for openly gay bishopsupdated: Fri May 28 2010 14:36:00

Rifts within the Anglican Communion could widen after the archbishop of Canterbury, who has condemned the consecration of openly gay bishops, urged a diminished role Friday for the Episcopal Church.

Episcopal Church consecrates first openly lesbian bishopupdated: Sat May 15 2010 19:40:00

The Episcopal Church consecrated its first openly lesbian bishop Saturday in the face of objections from some conservative Anglicans.

Pope to visit Britain in Septemberupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 15:09:00

Pope Benedict XVI will visit England and Scotland from September 16-19, Queen Elizabeth II announced.

Los Angeles Episcopalians elect lesbian bishopupdated: Sun Dec 06 2009 10:54:00

Los Angeles Episcopalians elected an openly lesbian bishop late Saturday, the denomination's news service reported.

Pope to meet with Anglican leader amid rising tensionupdated: Sat Nov 21 2009 01:28:00

Pope Benedict XVI is expected to meet the Archbishop of Canterbury on Saturday, the first meeting between the religious leaders since a Catholic overture to disaffected Anglicans that some commentators compared to a hostile takeover on Wall Street.

Vatican welcomes Anglicans into Catholic Churchupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 22:08:00

The Vatican said Tuesday it has worked out a way for groups of Anglicans who are dissatisfied with their faith to join the Catholic Church.

3 gay priests on short list for Episcopal bishop postsupdated: Mon Aug 03 2009 15:21:00

Episcopal churches in California and Minnesota moved toward appointing gay bishops over the weekend, less than a month after the denomination lifted a self-imposed freeze on promoting openly gay clergy into the top ranks of the church.

Conservatives form new Anglican churchupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 12:30:00

Theological conservatives estranged from the Episcopal Church in the United States and the Anglican Church in Canada formed a rival North American "province" Wednesday.

Traditionalists set to split from Episcopal Churchupdated: Wed Dec 03 2008 22:21:00

Breakaway conservative members of the Episcopal Church in the United States and its Canadian counterpart are expected to formally announce Wednesday the formation of a rival North American Anglican church.

Anglicans' bitter disputeupdated: Sat Jul 19 2008 10:57:00

The Anglican Communion is split on sexuality and women clergy. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports. Could the Pope Aid an Anglican Split? updated: Wed Jul 09 2008 17:25:00

The latest fracture over female bishops in the Church of England could get Rome involved Threat of Anglican Schism Fizzlesupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 16:00:00

Anglican conservatives were all fire and brimstone when they began their Jerusalem meeting but they may emerge from it without a significant decision The Anglicans Get Ready to Rumbleupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 13:00:00

The American bishops meet in New Orleans and solidify their stand on gay ordination against their global brethren

Rejecting gay clergy, U.S. Episcopal priests turn to Africaupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 02:14:00

Two American priests were consecrated Thursday as Anglican bishops in Kenya, the latest in a string of conservative priests who are defecting to African churches in a dispute over gay clergy.

Lesbian priest among nominees for Episcopal bishopupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 06:01:00

The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago included an openly lesbian priest among five nominees for bishop Tuesday, as fellow Anglicans demand that the church bar gay bishops. Episcopalians Defy Anglican Demandupdated: Fri Jun 15 2007 15:25:00

A key Episcopal panel defied conservatives Thursday, saying that Episcopal leaders should not cede authority to overseas Anglicans who want the church to halt its march toward full acceptance of gays

Anglican rift deepens over gaysupdated: Thu Feb 24 2005 21:42:00

Representatives of the U.S. and Canadian wings of the Anglican Communion have been asked to leave a church body amid disagreements over a Canadian diocese's support for same-sex marriage and the elevation of an openly gay bishop in New Hampshire.

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