(AP) Episcopal bishops OK trial same sex blessing service; full church backs transgender ordination

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Episcopal bishops have approved an official prayer that blesses same-sex unions.

Church leaders on Monday voted 111-41 in favor of the liturgy during the Episcopal General Convention in Indianapolis. The plan now goes to convention deputies for final approval.

Read it all and a longer version is there.

Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)General Convention --Gen. Con. 2012TEC BishopsSexuality Debate (in Anglican Communion)Same-sex blessings* TheologyAnthropologyEthics / Moral TheologySacramental TheologyTheology: Scripture

Posted July 9, 2012 at 6:37 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. A Senior Priest wrote:

Yawn. Wake me up when something interesting happens.

July 9, 8:46 pm | [comment link]
2. Tomb01 wrote:

I’m shocked, shocked to find that same sex blessings are happening in The Episcopal Organization!

July 9, 9:28 pm | [comment link]
3. Big Vicar wrote:

It’s actually a small victory that the Bishops were limited, this time, to same-species blessings.

July 10, 1:33 am | [comment link]
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