Diocese of New York


July 19, 2012

[Diocese of New York] Bishop Mark Sisk on July 19 sent the following letter to the clergy of the Episcopal Diocese of New York authorizing them to perform same-sex unions and blessings on or after Sept. 1. A letter from Bishop Coadjutor Andrew Dietsche follows.

From Bishop Sisk...

May 14, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] Diocese of New York Bishops Mark Sisk, Andrew Dietsche and Andrew Smith have each written letters transmitted electronically to the people of the diocese commending President Obama’s recent expression of support for marriage equality.

The texts of...

May 3, 2012

[Diocese of New York] Bishop Mark S. Sisk of the Diocese of New York has announced that he will retire on Feb. 2, 2013. He informed clergy of the diocese at a Priests’ Conference on May 1 and issued a letter to the diocese on May 2 (full text is below).

Sisk will be succeeded by...

April 12, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] The Rt. Rev. Mark S. Sisk, Episcopal Bishop of New York, will travel to the Titanic’s home port of Southampton, England this coming weekend, April 14 and 15 at the invitation of that city’s mayor and as a guest of the Bishop of Southampton, the Rt. Rev....

March 30, 2012

[Diocese of New York] The Rt. Rev. Mark S. Sisk, Bishop of New York, Bishop Coadjutor the Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche and Assistant Bishop the Rt. Rev. Andrew D. Smith issued the following joint statement today:

At the six month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement,...

March 28, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] Bishop Mark S. Sisk of the Episcopal Diocese of New York issued the following statement:

Religious Liberty in a Pluralistic Society By the Rt. Rev. Mark S. Sisk March 27, 2012

The Founders of this nation believed that separation between...

March 11, 2012

Bishop Coadjutor Andrew M.L. Dietsche, his wife Margaret, and their family. PHOTO/Kara Flannery

[Episcopal News Service] Andrew M. L. Dietsche was ordained and consecrated bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of New York March 10 during a ceremony at a...

February 1, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of New York that Bishop-Elect Andrew Dietsche has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.

As outlined under...

January 17, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of New York, meeting Jan. 14 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in its 235th annual convention, passed three resolutions supporting marriage equality and one supporting the general aims of the Occupy movement.

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December 16, 2011

[Episcopal Diocese of New York]

From the Rt. Rev Mark S. Sisk, bishop of New York

December 16, 2011

As many of you know, Trinity Wall Street is being challenged to provide a small parcel of parish-owned land, Duarte Square, to the Occupy Wall Street movement for encampment...