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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.

++Rowan Returns to Academe

  • Friday, March 16, 2012

“It has been an immense privilege to serve as Archbishop of Canterbury over the past decade, and moving on has not been an easy decision.”

N.H. May Repeat History

  • Thursday, March 15, 2012

By Douglas LeBlanc
The Diocese of New Hampshire, which elected the first bishop of the Episcopal Church who spoke openly of his same-sex partnership, has nominated another openly gay man to become the diocese’s 10th bishop.

Bishop Vogel Dies at 88

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Bishop, educator and ecumenist Arthur A. Vogel died March 6 in Kansas City. He was 88. A native of Milwaukee, Vogel was a graduate of Nashotah House Theological Seminary and the University of Chicago and earned a Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1952.

Challenge Awaits New Bishop

  • Monday, March 12, 2012

The Diocese of Rhode Island has announced nominees from five states in the search for its 13th bishop. One challenge the new bishop will face is a cathedral in limbo.

John Sperry, Pioneer Bishop

  • Monday, March 12, 2012

By Ron Csillag
Like many Christian missionaries who ventured into Canada’s far North, John Sperry packed his Bible, a prayer book, warm clothes, and basic dental tools. Saving souls was one thing; pulling teeth required pliers.

Discuss: Same-sex Rites

  • Thursday, March 8, 2012

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) of the Episcopal Church has forwarded to the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies excerpts from its report, “I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing”: Resources for Blessing Same-Gender Relationships.

Academy Mourns Slain Teacher

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Charlie Patton reports for the Jacksonville Times-Union:

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