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Two Nominees in Texas

  • Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Diocese of Texas has announced two nominees as it seeks a new bishop suffragan: the Rev. Beth Fain, rector of St. Mary’s Church, Cypress, and the Rev. Jeff Fisher, rector of St. Alban’s Church, Waco.

Roger Ferlo’s Venture Capital

  • Wednesday, April 4, 2012

By Douglas LeBlanc
The Rev. Roger A. Ferlo compares his new calling as the first president of two federated Episcopal seminaries to helping an internet startup firm. Ferlo will become president of Bexley Hall and Seabury-Western seminaries July 1.

More than No on the Covenant

  • Tuesday, April 3, 2012

By Douglas LeBlanc
Even as the proposed Anglican Communion Covenant approached its rejection by a majority of dioceses in the Church of England, three Episcopal Church bishops are sponsoring a resolution that supports a continuing Covenant discussion.

Bishop Lyons Helps Pittsburgh

  • Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Rt. Rev. Francis Lyons, Bishop of Bolivia for 11 years, has accepted an invitation to become assistant bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh.

++Makgoba Praises Covenant

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba writes: “None of us, as individuals or churches, can see ourselves as self-determining.”

Covenant Voting Continues

  • Monday, March 26, 2012

The proposed Anglican Communion Covenant has failed to achieve support from a majority of dioceses in the Church of England, but the communion’s Secretary General has said the global discussion will continue.

Webber Center Renews Itself

  • Monday, March 26, 2012

Theology professor Joel Scandrett will be interim director of the Robert E. Webber Center for an Ancient Evangelical Future as it moves to Trinity School for Ministry.

Alliance Stresses Food Security

  • Friday, March 23, 2012

By John Martin
“The truth is that a billion people are going hungry today when there is no need for it,” says Sally Keeble, director of the Anglican Alliance and a former U.K. government minister.

Bishop Lane on Blessings

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012

“I favor extending the blessings of the Church equally to all the members of the Church. My position departs from the tradition of the Church, and there are many who hold differing faithful and conscientious positions.”

A Coup for Cambridge

  • Monday, March 19, 2012

By John Martin
The appointment of Rowan Williams is a coup for Cambridge University, as he is expected to attract a long queue of doctoral theology students from across the world.

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