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Douglas LeBlanc

Douglas LeBlanc is the Associate Editor for Book Reviews and writes about Christianity and culture. He and his wife, Monica, attend St. John’s Parish Church on Johns Island, South Carolina. They look after cats named Finn and Mittens.

DuBois, Hubbard, Sumners

Remembering Charles H. DuBois, Mavourneen A. Murphy Hubbard, and Charles Abram Sumners III

Templeton Prize Honors Scholar of Forgiveness

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela’s scholarship is informed by her involvement in the fraught conversations that often must precede forgiveness.

Curry Tribute: Thank God for This Life-Giving Extrovert

I am glad Bishop Curry breathed more life into the lungs of a church that has sometimes struggled with its identity.

Former PB to Serve Wyoming Diocese

The former Bishop of Wyoming was deposed in March for an alleged indiscretion.

Bishops Discuss an Uncertain Future

“I feel like we’re the last Jedi, folks,” the Bishop of the Rio Grande said, prompting broad smiles from his fellow panelists.

Massachusetts, Olympia Elect New Bishops

Two coastal dioceses elected bishops on May 18, and both chose leaders from considerable distances. The Diocese of Massachusetts elected the Rev. Julia E....

Magna Carta Protest Meant to ‘Get Things in Proportion’

“I believe it’s what God is asking of me,” the Rev. Sue Parfitt said in Bristol Crown Court in March 2022. “It’s my absolute duty as a Christian to protect the planet.”

Freeman, Jackson, Wong

Remembering Norman Reid Freeman Jr., Ira Jackson Sr., and Gloria Lee Wong

Eclectic Prayers for Same-Sex South African Couples

Remarkably for this genre of prayers, the 15 drafts released by the archbishop reflect not only proposed blessings, but also a prayer of reservations and prayers that focus more on the divided nature of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.

Methodists Approve Full Communion

The United Methodist Church’s General Conference has agreed by a 93 percent majority to accept a proposed full-communion agreement with the Episcopal Church.