Douthat: The pope wants to “rethink issues where Catholic teaching is in clear tension with Western social life.”
The Diocese of West Texas has elected David Reed, suffragan bishop since 2006, as bishop coadjutor.
Rowan Williams: The death of Stephen Sykes has deprived the Anglican family of an unusually resourceful and penetrating theologian.
Bp. Douglas Hahn: “You will see the power of God’s Spirit at work” in a 12-step meeting.
Bp. Daniel Martins: Fr. Peay will oversee a “seamless transition from the ministry of Bishop Edward Salmon.”
Yale Divinity School honored the memory of the Rev. Rowan Greer on Wednesday.
Bishops’ directions follow Supreme Court’s declining to review state laws.
The Rev. Jon M. White of Beckley, West Virginia, will become the new editor of Episcopal Café on November 25.
Abp. Hiltz asks prayers for “loved ones stricken with grief and for the Canadian Armed Forces chaplains who are ministering to them.”
The Very Rev. Andrew McGowan comes to Berkeley from Trinity College at the University of Melbourne.