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As the 80th General Convention got underway in Baltimore, it looked like the movement afoot across The Episcopal Church to add the late Rt. Rev. Barbara C. Harris to the church's commemorative calendar had hit a major speed bump in the form of a substitute for resolution C023 from the legislative committees dealing with prayer book, liturgy and music matters. But when it came before the House of Bishops for initial action on July 8, but the bishops voted on yet another proposal that keeps the measure alive for House of Deputies consideration.

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There are more than 40 Afghan refugees living in Dartmouth and New Bedford. Martin Costa, of Westport, is one of the many St. Peter’s Church volunteers to step up and help: “I had written Whaling City Expeditions asking for information on the harbor cruise as many refugees need more…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts have issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's June 24, 2022, decision overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. The Supreme Court today issued a ruling…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island has awarded scholarships to eight students who are the descendants of enslaved people.  The Barbara C. Harris Scholars Program for Truth Reparations was created last year to honor the Rev. Barbara C. Harris — the first African American woman to become a…
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Updated June 22, 2022, to include memorial service date, July 2, 2022, and details.

The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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Bishop Alan M. Gates issued the following message to the diocesan community on June 17, 2022:

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The bishops of the Episcopal dioceses of Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts have issued the following commendation urging legislative action in support of DACA dreamers. "Continued legislative activity will determine the future of those in our nation who…
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Courtesy photo A sign welcomes neighbors to the yard of Emmanuel House in Allston, one of soon-to-be four CRECHE co-living houses. CRECHE--the Charles River Episcopal Co-Housing Endeavor--is adding a fourth house to its stable of…