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January 22, 2015

Marcus Borg

Editor’s note: This story was updated at 10:15 a.m. EST Jan. 23 to include information about a memorial service and additional details.

[Episcopal News Service] Marcus J. Borg, a New Testament scholar, theologian and author who was associated for years with...

December 4, 2014

In this 1994 photo, Diocese of Chicago Bishop Suffragan William Wiedrich, second from left, joins other Chicago-area faith leaders in an ecumenical service for those living with HIV/AIDS. Photo: Jack Spratt/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] Bishop...

November 11, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. James Michael Mark Dyer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem from 1982 to 1995, died Nov. 11 after battling multiple myeloma for several years. He was 84.

Bishop Provisional of Bethlehem Sean W. Rowe said that Dyer’s death “represents a...

October 27, 2014

IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of South Dakota Creighton L. Robertson (Mato Ohitika) died of heart failure Oct. 24. He was 70.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, at Calvary Episcopal Cathedral, 500 South Main, Sioux Falls. A wake service will be...

October 17, 2014

The Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE

[Diocese of Massachusetts press release] The Society of St. John the Evangelist has announced that the Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, monk and, for 20 years, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, died on Oct. 17...

October 16, 2014

The Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE

[Diocese of Massachusetts press release] The Society of St. John the Evangelist has announced that the Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE, monk and, for 20 years, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, died on Oct. 17...

September 15, 2014

Funeral services for The Rev. Charles Osborne Moyer will be held Thursday, September 18, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at the Church of the Mediator in Meridian, MS. The Rt. Rev. Duncan Gray III and The Rev. Dr. Helen Tester will be officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn in Meridian. Robert Barham...

September 15, 2014

[Diocese of Southwest Florida] The Rev. Dr. Andrew Parker Bateman “Park” Allis, 76, died peacefully in his home this weekend.

Allis, born Feb. 27, 1938 in Mansfield, Pennsylvania to Leo Joseph Allis and Evelyn Norton, had degrees and certificates from Mansfield University of...

September 7, 2014

[Virginia Theological Seminary press release] The Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, Ph.D., dean and president of Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS), announced today the death of the the Very Rev. Richard Reid, Th.D., dean and president of VTS from 1983 – 1994, on Saturday, Sept. 6.

“On this day,...

September 1, 2014

On August 29, 2014, the Rev. Sister Lucy of the Community of St. Mary, Southern Province (aka Lucy Lee Shetters) died in her 80th year of life, the 58th year of her religious profession, and the 34th year of her priestly ordination. Sister was the first woman to be ordained in the Episcopal...

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