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April 1, 2003

One of the Episcopal Church's most prominent black bishops--a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s--died March 30 at the age of 70 after a long illness. Bishop Walter Decoster Dennis, suffragan bishop of the Diocese of New York from 1979 to 1998, was living in retirement in Hampton...

November 14, 2002

The Rt. Rev. Harold Jones, retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of South Dakota, died November 12 at a hospital in Chandler, Arizona. He was 92. Jones was the first American Indian to be elevated to the office of bishop by any Christian denomination. 'He lived the Native American concept of...

October 9, 2002

The Rev. Paul Matthew Washington, rector of North Philadelphia's Church of the Advocate for 25 years, died Monday of heart failure at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia at the age of 81.

The Philadelphia Inquirer described Washington as an 'elegant, energetic Episcopal pastor who became...

September 25, 2002

The Rev. John C. Harper, who as rector of St. John's Episcopal Church on Lafayette Square, across from the White House, preached to eight presidents, died in Washington, DC on September 13 at the age of 78.Harper was credited with moving the congregation from what was perceived as a 'society...

February 1, 1999

Sarah Louise Delany, last surviving child of BishopHenry Beard Delany, was laid to rest in Raleigh, North Carolina, February 1 in Mount Hope Cemetery on a quiet hillside in the city where she was born 109 years ago. 

Miss Delany, known familiarly as "Sadie," was thrust into the national...

November 19, 1998

Bishop Daniel Zindo of the Yambio Diocese in the Sudan and acting archbishop of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan was killed October 20 in an automobile accident while on his way to Kampala to officiate in the opening of a liaison office of the church in the Ugandan capital.

"The...

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