Garland Pollard reports for the Diocese of Southwest Florida: Rogers Sanders Harris, whose call to Southwest Florida came at a critical time for the diocese, died on Nov. 15, 2017 in South Carolina. His predecessor, the Rt. Rev. Emerson Paul Haynes, had served a 13-year episcopate and died while in office in 1988, which left the diocese without a bishop. “He just came at a … [Read more...] about Bp. Rogers Harris, 1930-2017
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The Rev. Daniel A. Westberg, professor of ethics and moral theology at Nashotah House since 2000, died Oct. 18 in a boating accident on Upper Nashotah Lake. He was 68. “The Rev. Dr. Daniel Westberg was a faithful priest of the Diocese of Milwaukee whose gifts as a teacher were a blessing to us all,” said the Rt. Rev. Steven A. Miller, Bishop of Milwaukee. “Our hearts and … [Read more...] about Nashotah Professor Dies on Lake
Northern Ireland has said farewell to David Bleakley, a former parliamentary minister and leading Anglican layman. He was 92. David Bleakley was a longstanding campaigner against extremism. His status as a community leader and respected Anglican lay preacher gave him an aura of moral authority, and he was involved in negotiations leading to the 1998 Good Friday … [Read more...] about RIP: David Bleakley
The Rev. George Milton Crum, Jr., a professor emeritus of homiletics at Virginia Theological Seminary and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, died June 27 at Aspen Gardens Assisted Living community in Helena, Montana. He was 93. A native of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Crum was born into a family of Methodists. He was a graduate of the University of Nebraska and the … [Read more...] about Rise in Glory: George Milton Crum, Jr.
The Church of England’s Diocese in Europe announces the death of the Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Rowell: The Rt. Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Rowell, who was Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe until 2013, has died peacefully after a short illness on Trinity Sunday 11 June 2017. He was 74. He was enthroned as Bishop in Europe in November 2001 after 7 years as Suffragan Bishop of Basingstoke. A number … [Read more...] about Rise in Glory: Geoffrey Rowell