Lead Story

Archbishop Fights for Covenant

  • Monday, March 5, 2012

"[O]ne of the greatest misunderstandings around concerning the Covenant is that it’s some sort of centralising proposal creating an absolute authority which has the right to punish people for stepping out of line. I have to say I think this is completely misleading and false."

Spatial Catholicity

  • Monday, March 5, 2012

By Mark D. Chapman
Conflict over what is necessary to salvation is part of what it is to be a catholic Christian. The local needs therefore to relate to the universal. Catholicity cannot be limited purely to one’s own context.

Vets Welcome at Retreat

  • Friday, March 2, 2012

By Peggy Eastman
All Saints Church in Chevy Chase, Md., will host a free healing and prayer retreat for combat veterans and their spouses April 10-12. The April retreat, called WHI Washington, is a project of the national Welcome Home Initiative (WHI) and is open to high-ranking officers who have seen combat.

Pittsburgh Gains Fifth Nominee

  • Thursday, March 1, 2012

A nominee by petition, the Rev. Scott T. Quinn, has joined the final slate as the Diocese of Pittsburgh seeks its eighth bishop. Quinn, 57, rector of Church of the Nativity, Crofton, served as canon to the ordinary while the Rt. Rev. Robert Johnson was provisional bishop. Quinn is a 1982 graduate of Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry.

Art of Forgiveness

  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Confessional is an installation meant to provoke reflection on the radical nature of forgiveness. The idea was born through artist Carole Baker’s struggle to forgive someone after she felt deeply wounded.

Haiti Decision Due Soon

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2012

By Gary G. Yerkey
The team charged with overseeing construction of a new Episcopal cathedral in Haiti is expected to decide within the next few weeks on the architectural firm that will design and coordinate the construction of the new facility.

Bishop, Wife Killed in Brazil

  • Monday, February 27, 2012

The Rt. Rev. Edward Robinson de Barros Cavalcanti and his wife, Miriam Cotias Cavalcanti Nunes Machado, were murdered in their home in Olinda, Brazil, late Sunday. The bishop was 68 and his wife was 64.

African Text, African Crisis

  • Saturday, February 25, 2012

By Ian Ernest
The difficulties our provinces face as churches in Africa are some of the deepest challenges confronting any human beings in this world.

Editorial: Getting to Yes

  • Saturday, February 25, 2012

The proposed Anglican Communion Covenant has taken a battering lately in a handful of diocesan synods of the Church of England, thanks in part to an influential, if incoherent, campaign by the No A

Walking Together in Haiti

  • Friday, February 24, 2012

By Mark Harris
Haiti is more than Port-au-Prince, more than the earthquake of 2010, more than “the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere,” more than a place that needs our help.

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