November 15, 2011

Bishop Accused of Recurrent Infidelity

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has restricted the ministry of the Rt. Rev. Vincent W. Warner amid allegations of recurrent marital infidelity. Warner was Bishop of Olympia from 1990 to 2007. The Rt. Rev. Gregory Rickel, Warner’s successor, announced the restriction Sept. 28 in a letter to members of the

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Global South Primates Raise Urgent Questions

Catholic Voices By Michael Nai Chiu Poon Eleven Global South Anglican primates released a communiqué at the end of their China visit in September. The discussions in China clearly build on many exchanges and face-to-face meetings between these primates in recent times, especially in the Fourth South-to-South Encounter in Singapore

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Clergy Condemn ‘Irvine 11’ Convictions

The Bishop of Los Angeles and other clergy have condemned the conviction of 11 Muslim students who repeatedly heckled a speech by Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the United States. The students were convicted on misdemeanor charges in Orange County Superior Court.

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S.E. Asia Elects Fourth Archbishop

Anglican Communion News Service reports that the Rt. Rev. Bolly Lapok, Bishop of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, has been elected fourth archbishop of the Province of South East Asia. Bishop Lapok will become the archbishop during a February 12 ceremony in Kuching. He will succeed the Most Rev. John Chew, archbishop

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Survey: How Do You Engage the Bible?

Adapted from Anglican Communion News Service: As part of the Bible in the Life of the Church project we are undertaking a Communion-wide survey of the way Anglicans understand and engage with the Bible. We rightly say the Bible is central to our life together but we also engage with

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Bishops Issue Teaching on the Environment

From the Episcopal Church’s NewsLine: A Pastoral Teaching from the House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church Quito, Ecuador September 2011 We, your bishops, believe these words of Jeremiah describe these times and call us to repentance as we face the unfolding environmental crisis of the earth: How long will

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