The Rt. Rev. James E. Curry, Bishop Suffragan of Connecticut since 2000, plans to retire October 1.
House of Bishops
The Rt. Rev. Philip M. Duncan II, third Bishop of the Central Gulf Coast, has called for the election of his successor.
The Diocese of New Jersey has announced three men and three women as nominees in the search for its 12th bishop.
Three leaders of the Anglican Communion Institute have issued an open letter to the House of Bishops.
By Douglas LeBlanc
The Episcopal Church has made its first reference to a “Continuing Diocese of South Carolina” in a 2,000-word statement published online Nov. 9.
By Joe Thoma
The House of Bishops’ first legislative session on the afternoon of July 5 carried a light workload, with half of the allotted time spent devoted to private table conversations and receiving a handful of resolutions from committees.
Standing Committee: “spurious complaints against bishops further demonstrate the urgent need to revisit the Title IV disciplinary Canons.”
The complaints are patently frivolous and should be dismissed at the outset.
Besides being conduct unbecoming of a church, this action is a violation of the guarantee of the right of free speech found in the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.
My principal concern was to not leave unchallenged the assertion that the Episcopal Church is a unitary hierarchical organism at all levels, and that the dioceses are entirely creatures of General Convention.