I am a Bishop of The episcopal Church, having served as the Bishop of New Hampshire for a decade, before retiring in January 2013.
Comes word that the National Cathedral, an episcopal Church, will start to perform same-sex marriages.
Debra, a New York-based lawyer who grew up in the episcopal Church, said the practice has never bothered her.
mid-15c., from Middle French épiscopal (14c.), from Late Latin episcopalis, from Latin episcopus "an overseer" (see bishop). Reference to a church governed by bishops is 1752. With a capital E-, the ordinary designation of the Anglican church in the U.S. and Scotland.