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Bishop Duncan gets the heave ho

The Episcopal bishop of Pittsburgh is dispatched - on paper that is - from his post as head of southwestern Pennsylvania's Episcopalians Thursday at a meeting of Episcopal leaders in Salt Lake City

Episcopal blood-letting

Pittsburgh Episcopal Bishop Robert Duncan may be on the way to losing his job if Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori gets her way Thursday in a crucial vote by the Episcopal House of Bishops

Sept. 11: the other side

Atheist and humanist groups are turning Sept. 11 into a day against religion, saying religion caused the terrorist attack

Bishops to discuss abortion at meeting

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announces they're placing abortion on the agenda of their annual meeting in November because of recent comments by Sen. Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Take that, Nancy Pelosi: Catholic history on abortion

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has rushed out a 2-page summary of 2,000 years of teaching on abortion lest other politicians decide to go the way of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in stating the church has not always opposed the procedure.

Lambeth and gays

The world's Anglican bishops met for three weeks this summer for their once-every-10-years Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England, and it's indicative of the low news value of that gathering that not one American newspaper sent over one of its staff writers to cover it.

Operation Worship

There's been plenty of Bible-sending campaigns to the military, but this one includes a personalized note to the troops.