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American progress on marriage equality

We last reported on the situation in the American Diocese of Albany on 11 November.

Episcopal News Service has now published a comprehensive status review of all the dioceses where difficulties had arisen in implementing Resolution B012. In most of them some form of compromise solution has been adopted.

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Further to the issue, concerning the Diocese of Albany and Bishop William Love:
https://www.episcopalcafe.com/presiding-bishop-restricts-the-ministry-of-bishop-william-love/

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It appears that some of the recalcitrant dioceses are still wanting to hold gay couples and their allies hostage. In addition to the “absolutely not!” of Albany Bishop Love (which has now provoked a response fromthe Presiding Bishop) there is foot-dragging in TN and in FL, bullying: “several priests have shared with congregants similar versions of the added requirements, including that clergy are to conduct no same sex marriages or blessings, and any who choose to do so under B012, must first appear before Bishop Howard with their wardens, look him in the eyes, and declare themselves in disobedience of… Read more »

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The only surprise is that it took so long. Just mopping up exercises now.

Jeremy
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Marriages are “mopping up exercises?”

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Not everything is LGBT+. Mopping up last resistance to alterations in TEC’s historical polity.