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an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland

United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury

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Caption: Members of the Episcopal Church of Cuba synod and guests gather outside the Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Havana.
According to the sanctions, the Episcopal church cannot represent the communion at the April meeting or vote on doctrine and polity.
After quitting the Episcopal Church several years ago, the nine congregations looked for help overseas, joining the Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA), which is part of the Anglican Church of Nigeria.
Jon Bruno said in a statement to the Episcopal News Service on Thursday that he resents suggestions that the Episcopal Church is ``not orthodox, biblically or theologically.
What is noteworthy about the Episcopal Church in the years before the Civil War is its conflicting yet concurrent positions on the issue of slavery.
An awful lot of people are bailing out of the Episcopal Church," he said, "and we are creating a lifeboat for them.
The Episcopal Church Home, a 180-bed, not-for-profit long-term care facility in Rochester, New York, developed a program designed to address this issue.
Hart, director of government relations, the Episcopal Church
Insiders believe many rank-and-file members will baulk at the "Catholic" traditions within the Episcopal Church.
In December 1997 a group of Episcopalians (as Anglicans in the United States are known) announced their departure from the Episcopal Church.
The vote to suspend the Episcopal church from voting and decision-making for a period of three years was leaked a day ahead of a press conference that had been scheduled for Jan.
The Episcopal Church has witnessed through Robinson that ours is a church open to all.
The Episcopal Church USA's decision last year to elect its first openly gay bishop drew howls of protest from The Falls Church clergy and most of its congregants.
Wednesday and April 7 at the Episcopal Church of St.
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