The Episcopal Church, the U.S. branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion, will be excluded from policy-making roles in the global body for three years.
Actually, Jeremy Davies has been barred in one diocese but not another, underscoring the Church of England's mixed messages on same-sex marriage and other LGBT issues.
The bishop appears to be following Episcopal church policy on marriage equality, which allows for same-sex weddings but also allows them to be banned.
With the news that a student will begin transitioning, the San Antonio school renews its commitment to inclusion.
While some Episcopal churches had blessed same-sex unions, this move makes the full marriage rite available to same-sex couples throughout the denomination.
The news comes in the wake of controversy over the initial postponement of the baptism.
The couple had used social media to go public with the controversy over their son's baptism in an Episcopal church.