Katharine Jefferts Schori

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 - 00:00

The primates' meeting has come and gone, and I'm sure there will have been abundant commentary by the time this is published. I'd like to reflect on some of the deeper issues behind our conversations about sexuality, particularly the influence of...

Sunday, February 15, 2009 - 00:00

One of the many fascinating conversations I had at the primates meeting in Egypt recently involved the archbishops of Burundi and Tanzania. I think the primate of the Indian Ocean was also sitting at the dinner table with us. All three of them are...

Sunday, February 8, 2009 - 00:00

I’ve just come back from in Egypt and a meeting of the primates of the Anglican Communion. Those are the archbishops and presiding bishops of the 38 national (and international) churches that make up the Anglican Communion. One of the most...

Sunday, February 8, 2009 - 00:00

/*-->*/ I had news recently of the death of a friend’s brother-in-law. He was a 60 year old Viet Nam War vet, a man possessed by the demons of war, until he was finally released in death. The last several decades of his life were...

Saturday, February 7, 2009 - 00:00

I was out running in Stockton last Friday, along the river early in the morning. The bike path I was on was up above the river on a levee, along an old railroad grade, that let you see the road down below and the yards and parking lots across the...

Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 00:00

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Tuesday, February 3, 2009 - 00:00

I want to share with you some of the challenges and joys I experienced in a recent visit to the Diocese of Mississippi. Mississippi's Gulf Coast still is recovering from the massive storms of August 2005. Churches are beginning to rebuild, but...

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - 00:00

My husband and I have had a little cabin up in the mountains of Oregon for nearly 20 years. It sits on a creek that becomes a small river in the snow melt of summer. We see lots of wildlife, and in some years the local beaver population explodes....

Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 00:00

Well, it's been quite a week, hasn't it? I didn't get to go to Washington for the inauguration, but I was there for the prayer service the next day. The prayers of this last week reached out to and included almost everyone. I found it amusing that...

Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 00:00

There's an old story about a congregation not unlike this one who has to paint its church building. They have a really hard time keeping it painted, because the weather's so harsh. But they raise the necessary funds, put out bids, and hire somebody...

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