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April 12, 2005

The Rt. Rev. Scott Field Bailey was born in Houston in 1916, graduated from Rice University in Houston, and attended The University of Texas Law School prior to choosing to go into the ministry. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Virginia Theological Seminary in 1942, and was...

April 11, 2005

"We in the Episcopal Church join with our brother and sister Christians everywhere in mourning the loss of Archbishop Iakovos who led the Greek Orthodox Church in the Americas for some 37 years and who departed this life on April 10, 2005. He was a champion of ecumenism who fostered dialogue...

April 4, 2005

The Episcopal Bishop of Kansas, the Rt. Rev. Dean E. Wolfe, issued the following statement on the pope's death:

"We in the Episcopal Church join our brothers and sisters in Christ, and people of different faiths around the world, in mourning the passing of Pope John Paul II. The vibrancy...

April 2, 2005

Pope John Paul II demonstrated courage and integrity of faith in exercising the responsibilities of leadership while suffering the debilitating effects of Parkinson’s disease. His quarter century legacy is inspiring in its emphasis on faith as an instrument for social justice, notably his...

April 2, 2005

It is with sadness that I received the news of the death of the Bishop of Rome, Pope John Paul II. The death of the Holy Father grieves all Christians, as we recognize the loss of a man who dedicated his life to bringing the Kingdom of God in our midst.

Pope John Paul II worked...

April 2, 2005

His Holiness John Paul II died April 2 at the age of 84 after battling with health problems for months. Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold, upon news of the Pope's death, issued the following statement:

"With the death of his Holiness John Paul II, Bishop of Rome, the world has lost one of...

April 2, 2005

It is a significant sign of closeness in the modern Church that sadness in one spiritual family creates grief in the many others who comprise the Christian witness. Our prayers are offered to the Throne of Grace for His Holiness, Pope John Paul II -- in thanksgiving for his life and apostolic...

April 2, 2005

On behalf of the Anglican Communion worldwide, I extend sympathy to our brothers and sisters in the Roman Catholic Church as we join in mourning the death of Pope John Paul II.

Yet, at the same time, we also join people everywhere in thanking God for the long and remarkable ministry of...

April 2, 2005

The Rt. Rev. Steven Tsosie Plummer, the first Navajo bishop in the Episcopal Church, died Saturday, April 2, in a Shiprock, New Mexico, hospital after a heroic battle with cancer. He was 60.

A celebration of his life and requiem Eucharist will be held at St. Christopher's Episcopal...

January 25, 2005

The Diocese of Chicago and the Episcopal Church lost a leading light and steadfast voice in antiracism work on Saturday, January 22, with the death of Patricia Simpson-Turner. Simpson-Turner, a national consultant on antiracism training and former chair of the diocesan Commission to End Racism...

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