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July 30, 2007

Edward Witker Jones, ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, died at Meadowood Health Pavilion in Bloomington, Indiana, on the morning of July 28. He was 78.

Jones had suffered a fall in February and surgery was undertaken to stop the bleeding caused to his brain. In...

July 29, 2007

Edward Witker Jones, ninth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, died at Meadowood Health Pavilion in Bloomington, Indiana, on the morning of July 28. He was 78.

 

Jones had suffered a fall in February and surgery was undertaken to stop the bleeding caused to his brain...

July 25, 2007

Letty Mandeville Russell, one of the world's foremost feminist theologians and longtime member of the Yale Divinity School faculty, died July 12 at her home in Guilford, Connecticut. She was 77.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Russell was born in Westfield,...

June 28, 2007

By the time Rody Hall and her now late husband, Ted, sailed down the Mississippi River in a lobster boat in 1984, she had already lived what would seem to many to have been "several lifetimes." She was known and respected as a philanthropist and successful fundraiser. After the river trip,...

June 8, 2007

Ecclesiastical orders melted at the church door in Marquette, Michigan, on Friday, June 8, as 600 people touched by the life and stunned by the death of Jim Kelsey, an Episcopalian in the Diocese of Northern Michigan, gathered for his funeral. Concurrent services were celebrated at his former...

June 8, 2007

Bishop Stephen Hays Jecko, 67, and Bishop Frederick Warren Putnam, 89, both died on June 7.

Jecko was the retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Florida and had been serving the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas as an assisting bishop.

Dallas Bishop James Stanton will celebrate...

June 3, 2007

Bishop James Kelsey of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan was killed in a road accident at around 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, while returning to Marquette from a parish visitation, Jane Cisluycis, diocesan operations coordinator confirmed.

Kelsey was traveling alone, but it is...

May 2, 2007

Dr. Robert E. Webber, noted theologian and author, succumbed to pancreatic cancer in his home in Sawyer, Michigan on April 28. He was 73.

Webber, born in the Congo to missionary parents, was raised in the Philadelphia area. He earned a Th.D. from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort...

April 19, 2007

The Rt. Rev. James Kauluma, the former and longest-serving bishop of Namibia, died April 16 after battling with prostrate cancer for several years. He was 75.

Kauluma was greatly admired for his courage and determination on behalf of Namibia and her people. He served as the sixth...

April 17, 2007

The Rev. Peter Chen Chung Yu, of the Diocese of Los Angeles, died of complications of an aortal aneurysm on April 5. He was 85.

Yu had served most recently at St. Thomas' Church in Hacienda Heights, California where he read the Gospel in Mandarin Chinese on Palm Sunday, a few days before...

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