Diocese of Pennsylvania


March 14, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Daniel G. P. Gutierrez, canon to the ordinary in the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande, was elected March 12 to be the next bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.

The Rev. Canon Daniel G. P. Gutierrez

Gutierrez was...

January 29, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania has announced a five-person slate of nominations for the next diocesan bishop.

The candidates are:

The Rev. W. Frank Allen, rector, St. David’s Episcopal Church, Wayne, Pennsylvania,...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania] I have read with distress and sadness of the decision of the Primates of the Anglican Communion gathered in Canterbury, England, that The Episcopal Church be excluded from participation in the structures of the Anglican Communion for a period of three years....

September 21, 2015

St. David’s, Radnor, PA (Diocese of Pennsylvania) 300th anniversary 20 September 2015

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts SchoriPresiding Bishop and PrimateThe Episcopal Church

Longfellow saw this church as “An image of peace and rest… among its graves.”[1] That’s lovely,...

September 14, 2015

St. Thomas, Lancaster, PA (Diocese of Central Pennsylvania) 13 September 2015

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church

I saw a billboard recently that read, “Religion is Power.” It was in the middle of a gritty part of...

May 25, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen preaches during a Wellness Day May 21 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in State College. Photo: Linda Arguedas

[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] “If you are a member of the Episcopal Church, you are co-dependent. The Episcopal Church is co-...

February 10, 2015

[Pennsylvania Episcopal dioceses press release] Bishops of the five Episcopal dioceses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Feb. 11 called on the state legislature to pass the Pennsylvania Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...

January 3, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] A requiem Eucharist for retired Diocese of Pennsylvania Bishop Suffragan Franklin Delton Turner is set for Jan. 11 at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral.

Turner, 80, died on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia.

Turner, a former staff...

June 25, 2013

[St. David’s Episcopal Church] Planning on a brief time of prayer and renewal during a sabbatical, the Rev. W. Frank Allen left his day-to-day activities as rector of St. David’s (Radnor) Episcopal Church at the end of May for a family vacation. But his plans took an unexpected turn during a...

January 14, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania press release] On Saturday, Jan. 12, at a special convention held at Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, the Rt. Rev. Clifton D. Daniel was elected bishop provisional of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania by unanimous consent.

Bishops provisional are...


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