Episcopalianism

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump speak on the phone with children as they track Santa Claus' movements with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa Tracker on Christmas Eve at the president's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 25, 2017 - 12:13 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's first Christmas Eve in office was a busy one that unfolded like this: tweet against perceived adversaries, cheer U.S. troops spending the holidays overseas, play golf, chat with children anxious to know when Santa will bring their presents, eat...
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November 22, 2017 - 9:32 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina parishes that left The Episcopal Church want the nation's highest court to reverse a state court ruling. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the conservative Diocese of South Carolina on Tuesday said it would petition the U.S. Supreme Court, in hopes of...
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November 19, 2017 - 2:51 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's highest court has declined to rehear a case involving The Episcopal Church and parishes that left the church five years ago over theological issues, including the ordination of gay priests. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the decision puts an end...
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November 07, 2017 - 1:39 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In a story Nov. 2 about a report on sexual misconduct at St. Paul's School in New Hampshire, The Associated Press erroneously reported when a former Episcopal priest pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a student. The priest pleaded guilty on May 15, not last week. A corrected...
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October 29, 2017 - 5:32 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A historic Virginia church is relocating two plaques in its sanctuary honoring George Washington and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, who worshipped there. Leaders of Christ Church in Alexandria sent a letter to congregation members Thursday explaining the decision. The...
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September 27, 2017 - 7:02 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The senior pastor of South Carolina's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church will deliver a talk on race relations at the University of South Carolina Upstate. The Greenville News reports Rev. Eric Manning is scheduled to speak Thursday on how the July 2015 massacre at...
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September 19, 2017 - 8:18 am
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general. Leaders of R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church voted Monday to return to the parish's original name of Grace Episcopal Church. The Richmond Times-Dispatch...
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August 16, 2017 - 8:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Leaders of a New York Episcopal diocese say they'll remove two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a church property in Brooklyn. Bishop Lawrence Provenzano, leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, told Newsday ( http://nwsdy.li/2x3ZFkX ) the plaques outside...
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August 02, 2017 - 3:21 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dozens of parishes that split with The Episcopal Church over theological issues including the ordination of gay priests cannot take valuable real estate with them, according to a split ruling issued Wednesday by South Carolina's highest court. The South Carolina Supreme Court...
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July 09, 2017 - 11:41 am
STUART, Fla. (AP) — The rector of an Episcopal church in North Carolina is facing criminal charges in Florida after police say he pointed a gun at another vehicle in an apparent road rage incident. Media reports say 35-year-old Rev. William Rian Adams is charged with two counts of aggravated...
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