‘Our Vocation Has Not Changed’

Bishop Mark J. Lawrence writes that the statement by the Disciplinary Board for Bishops “leaves many questions unanswered” and “to my mind it appears to read like a complex statement of a complex decision in a ... Read more...

Editorial: Thank God for Mercy

Two days before Thanksgiving, the Episcopal Church’s Disciplinary Board for Bishops met by conference call to decide whether the Bishop of South Carolina should face trial in the House of Bishops. Six days late... Read more...

Board Dismisses Case against Bp. Lawrence

The Rt. Rev. Dorsey F. Henderson Jr., president of the Disciplinary Board for Bishops, writes: “Applied strictly to the information under study, none of these three provisions was deemed applicable by a majority of the Board.”

‘The Bishop Brings the Crozier’

Throughout his three-year tenure as the Bishop of South Carolina, the Rt. Rev. Mark J. Lawrence has maintained that parishes own their property. At a gathering of diocesan clergy Nov. 15, Bishop Lawrence announ... Read more...

Clarity Ensued

In early 2008 Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visited the Diocese of South Carolina. One segment of her visit was “Charity and Clarity,” a gathering with diocesan clergy at St. Andrew’s Church, Mt. Pleasant.

Rebooting Anglican Communication

By Michael Poon Accountability and interdependence express our communal life: “one body, one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father” (Eph. 4:4-6).

Bp. Rowe on Penn State: Tell the Truth

The Rt. Rev. Sean Rowe, Bishop of Northwestern Pennsylvania, writes in the Erie Times-News about the Penn State scandal in nearby State College:e often cling to the materialistic fallacy that we can’t do good w... Read more...

ACI Seeks Clarity in Bede Parry Case

From the Anglican Communion InstituteWe are pleased that the Presiding Bishop and Bishop Dan Edwards of Nevada have issued further statements on Bede Parry. In light of these statements, however, two further cl... Read more...

PB: Report Never Received on Bede Parry

From the Episcopal Church’s Office of Public AffairsBede James Parry was serving as organist and music director at All Saints Church, Las Vegas, when I became aware of him. His arrival preceded my own in the Di... Read more...