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Catholic Voices The Authority of General Convention: A Conversation Part 2 By Ephraim Radner Bishop Franklin helpfully approaches the question of General Convention’s authority as a church “council” by draw... Read more...

No Higher Human Authority

Catholic Voices The Authority of General Convention: A Conversation Part 2 By R. William Franklin Professor Ephraim Radner raises two questions which to me relate our historical and theological exchanges a... Read more...

Conciliarism and Convention’s Authority

Catholic Voices The Authority of General Convention: A Conversation By R. William Franklin In these essays we focus on the basis of the authority of the General Convention. It is a topic at the heart of disc... Read more...

‘Look at the Picture You Have’

By Douglas LeBlancWhen the new dean and president of Nashotah House Theological Seminary asked the 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury if he would visit the campus in October, George L. Carey thought he was speaking... Read more...

The Church and the Desert

The Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold, 25th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, in an interview with Duke Divinity School’s Faith & Leadership:The desert was a period of purification and self-knowledge in o... Read more...

Bede Parry Elaborates

From a statement posted on Patrick Marker’s Deception in Conception weblog:“The psychological evaluation had determined that I had a proclivity to reoffend with minors. Abbot Wright called Conception Abbey’s A... Read more...

Bede Parry Elaborates

“The psychological evaluation had determined that I had a proclivity to reoffend with minors. Abbot [Charles] Wright called Conception Abbey’s Abbot Gregory Polan with this information,” Bede Parry writes. “Abbot Polan would later share the information with Robert Stoeckig from the Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas, Episcopal Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and the human resources department at Mercy Ambulance in Las Vegas.”

Bp. Jacobus Declines to Approve Junctioning

The Rt. Rev. Russell E. Jacobus writes: “I have made the decision that it would be imprudent to try to bring the two dioceses together at this time with this uncertainty and division, and have determined to withhold my approval of the junctioning.”

Bp. Waldo: ‘We Don’t Like Being at War’

When the Rt. Rev. W. Andrew Waldo planned a trip to New York to hear his son play lead cello in a concert, he also made an appointment to visit Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the Episcopal Church Center.