The June 14 edition of The Living Church is available online to registered subscribers.
The Diocese of Eastern Oregon will accept nominations until July 20 as it seeks a bishop.
The election of the 27th presiding bishop reflects a church in flux.
Bishops write of General Seminary’s “efforts to test new approaches and create new models for seminary education.”
The Rev. Frank Fornaro, interim president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School, will stay on for another year.
Bishop Chilton Knudsen: “As we teach the clergy how to ask the harder questions, they are learning.”
The Rev. Canon Scott Gunn, Executive Director of Forward Movement, responds to the marriage task force and to Fully Alive.
Bishop C. Andrew Doyle: “My hope is that this text will offer leaven to feed the Church’s imagination.”
Church of Ireland will “celebrate only marriage between a man and a woman.”
Bp. Paul Butler: “I know church leaders and churches are seeking to work for peace, nonviolence, and a way through.”