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August 2003 ENS Articles
Archive of Articles Published in August 2003
World Council of Churches elects first African general secretary
Jonathan Daniels and other civil rights martyrs honored at Alabama event
Liberia’s interim leader is Episcopalian hailed as consensus builder
Letters to primates and clergy offer Griswold’s perspectives on convention
Deputies wrap up General Convention with final concurrences
Editorial writers praise, pan Episcopal Church’s decisions
2003 General Convention leaves legacy of crisis and opportunity
Convention makes important decisions on ministry, other issues
Werner: Church has great opportunity
Presiding bishop finds strength amid difficult decisions
Liberian bishop paints grim portrait of a nation torn by civil war
Text of Presiding Bishop Griswold's Friday sermon
Williams to gather primates in October
Sensing scripture
General Convention approves triennial budget
Bishops approve Title III revisions
Bishops elected to nominating committee
Deputies approve compromise resolution on same-sex unions
Episcopal Migration Ministries help resettle refugees
Observer provides Anglican voice at U.N.
Griswold gladdened by convention’s prayer and 'mission energy'
Evangelism requires getting back to basics
Benedictine time management: 'a full agenda but never busy'
Deputies chosen for presiding bishop nominating committee
Executive Council members elected
Resolutions fly as convention nears end
20/20 is 'fostering a missional perspective'
Volunteers help keep convention business moving
God provides passion for ministry
Committee expedites 97 late-breaking resolutions
Deputies protest Robinson confirmation
PB&F presents budget to joint session
Breakdown of bishops' vote on Robinson
Bishops turn down development of same-sex liturgies
Bishops respond to Robinson election
Some stay and some go in response to Robinson consent
Bishops approve Robinson
Title III debate moves forward, sans dramatic changes
A statement from the Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, USA
New members named for Board of Examining Chaplains
Growing diversity, seminary education cost, ecumenism grab deputies action
Interfaith voices strong in support, but church members fear divisions
Venezuela granted full membership in ECUSA
Anderson elected deputies' vice president
United Thank Offering Ingathering
ECW workshop in Spanish focuses on violence
Deputies approve resolution on training leadership for youth
Venezuela admitted as diocese of Episcopal Church
Robinson exonerated
Robinson investigation report expected this afternoon
Resigned bishops may lose voting rights
Robinson approval parallels approval for ordination of women
Episcopal Peace Fellowship award recognizes Margaret Lawrence
Text of investigation report released
Deputies 'encourage' language, cultural study for priests
Deputies elect Pension Fund trustees; await bishops’ confirmation
PB Nominating Committee to be selected Thursday
Robinson approved as bishop
National Altar Guild Association unites art with learning
Deputies turn down call for more conversation on women’s ordination
Bishops concerned about 2006 convention dates
Groups express support for Robinson
Robinson investigation to proceed
Hiroshima bombing to be commemorated
Allegations stall Robinson vote
Werner elected deputies president; deputies support humanitarian goals and action
Committee on the Status of Women panel stresses equality
Young adults' voices are strong, informed
Program, Budget and Finance Commission ponders creation of budget
Bishops, deputies support continued anti-racism training
Deputies OK Robinson as bishop
Deputies OK Robinson as bishop
Web site hits reach into the milions
Deputy disagrees with house move to create rite
New same-sex rites resolution emerges
Eucharist imbued with the spirit of Anglican unity
Deputies endorse research on human stem cells, set budget priorities
Puerto Rico officially joins Episcopal Church
Committee prepares same-sex blessings resolution for bishops
ECW sits down with Phoebe Griswold
UTO salutes Young Adult Service Corps
ECW logo artist gives voice to design
Hearing on budget funding stresses challenges, opportunities
Bishops reject direct ordination idea
House of Bishops acts on consent, education, calendar
Robinson consent sent to House of Deputies
Reconciliation through economic change
Panel: Keep collecting culturally diverse rites, music
Committee refuses further 'dialogue' on ordination of women
Forum stretches, informs; challenges church to act, reconcile, lead
Committee listens to development aid, Korea reunification, war issues
Deputies OK multilingual communication, diversity resolutions
Presiding Bishop addresses ECW
Reconciliation through identification with others
Committee approves ratification of Robinson
The moral challenge of reconciliation