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Openly Gay Black Bishop Ordained by Missouri Episcopalians

The Rt. Rev. Deon Kevin Johnson says racial justice will be one of his priorities in heading the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri.

Matthew Shepard's Ashes to Be Interred at National Cathedral

The site will offer visitors an opportunity for reflection and provide protection from the desecration Matthew's family feared.

Same-Sex Couples Can Now Marry in All Episcopal Churches

While the church had OK'd same-sex weddings in 2015, eight dioceses had opted out -- but now they must host the ceremonies, too.

Scottish Episcopal Church Approves Same-Sex Marriage

It's the first major denomination in the U.K. to offer church marriages to same-sex couples.

Far-Right Wingnut Bryan Fischer Denounces Neil Gorsuch's Church

Fischer doesn't like that the Supreme Court nominee belongs to the "rabidly pro-gay" Episcopal Church.

LGBT Clergy in the Age of Trump: Protecting the Most Vulnerable

CNN Money talks to LGBT faith leaders who are commited to standing up for marginalized people.

Anglicans Discipline Episcopal Church Over Pro-Marriage Equality Stance

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.

After Marriage, Gay Church of England Priest Barred From Conducting Services

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.

Dallas Bishop Sends Same-Sex Couples to Fort Worth to Wed

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.

Episcopal School Welcomes Transgender Student

With the news that a student will begin transitioning, the San Antonio school renews its commitment to inclusion.

Episcopal Church to Allow Same-Sex Marriages

While some Episcopal churches had blessed same-sex unions, this move makes the full marriage rite available to same-sex couples throughout the denomination.

Orlando Episcopal Cathedral Will Baptize Gay Couple's Son After All

The news comes in the wake of controversy over the initial postponement of the baptism.

Florida Gay Couple Denied Baptism for Son Will Meet With Bishop

The couple had used social media to go public with the controversy over their son's baptism in an Episcopal church.

Malcolm Boyd, Groundbreaking Gay Clergyman, Dies at 91

The Episcopal priest risked his career when he came out in the 1970s.

Gene Robinson Announces Divorce

Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, is divorcing his husband, Mark Andrew.

Anglican Bishop to Gay Clergy: Come Out

A bishop in the Church of England wants gay clergy to come out.

Archbishop of Canterbury to African Churches: Respect Gays

The Archbishop of Canterbury, spiritual head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, pleas for respect for LGBT people ahead of his African visit.

Which Is Sinful — Marriage Equality or Homophobia?

Two religions offer two views of sin.