Early reports indicate that the proposed changes to the liturgy that The Episcopal Church will consider at its General Convention this summer will include a "Litany for the Planet" that contains this prayer:
On eukaryotes and prokaryotes, archaea and viruses; on microbes of endless variety, the complex and the simple, Creator have mercy.
Those reports also include:
A recommendation that we authorize "The Message" Bible for liturgical use in the church.
And the sage advice that the Eucharist ought to be offered knowingly and in principle to anyone and everyone as an act of hospitality.
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