Bishop Pope Ends Pilgrimage at 82
The Rt. Rev. Clarence C. Pope, second Bishop of Fort Worth, died late Jan. 8 in Baton Rouge. His death prompted sympathetic notes from the Rt. Rev. Jack L. Iker, Pope’s successor in Fort Worth, and the Diocese of Louisiana.
Presiding Bishop Discusses Her Faith
In a 26-minute interview with the Rev. Todd Wilken, the presiding bishop addressed questions of pantheism and panentheism; the identity of Jesus Christ; the Episcopal Church’s decision to consecrate bishops in same-sex relationships; the Anglican Church in North America; the emergent church; and the Atonement, among other topics.
Diocese Helps Lobster Divers Heal
From NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams: “Elmer Mejia became a Navy diver and medic, and in his early 20s volunteered to work at a clinic where he was exposed to the plight of the lobster divers for the first time. It was run by an Episcopal priest from Wyoming, Gus Sabrador, who became Mejia’s mentor and asked his American congregation to help Mejia go to medical school.”
CNS Profiles Jeffrey Steenson
Because he is married, the 59-year-old Father Steenson will not be ordained a bishop and will not be able to ordain priests.
Bishops Pledge Support to Sudan
The Rt. Rev. David Colin Jones is not surprised by the Sudanese church’s renewed statement regarding the Episcopal Church and same-sex couples.
The Living Church is Growing
The Living Church is pleased to announce improvements to livingchurch.org that offer a more rewarding experience for members and new visitors. Over the next few weeks you will notice changes: larger images, an easier-to-read design, and a crisp, clean look. We are rolling out our changes slowly. This site will soon sport new colors and […]