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September 25, 1998

Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey and his wife Eileen, and Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold and his wife Phoebe, broke their vacations to attend a fundraising dinner and a morning Eucharist at a Connecticut parish that has provided...

September 25, 1998

Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold and Dr. Pamela P. Chinnis, president of the House of Deputies, announced September 21 that they were appointing the Rev. Rosemari Sullivan, rector of the Church of St. Clement in Alexandria, Virginia, to...

September 25, 1998

Bishops of the Episcopal Church have been struggling to explain the meaning of this summer's Lambeth Conference to the folks back home. Some of them took advantage of the technological facilities-over 200 computer terminals spread...

September 3, 1998

Pope John Paul II has issued an apostolic letter July 1 that writes into binding canon law his position on a number of key issues and warns that dissenters may be subject to "just punishment."  The pope said that he...

September 3, 1998

As 750 bishops arrived at Canterbury for the 13th Lambeth Conference, it was already clear that sexuality was the landmine issue. The debate began well before the official opening of the conference July 19, with bishops lining up on...

September 3, 1998

When nearly 750 bishops of the Anglican Communion poured, in a river of purple cassocks, into historic Canterbury Cathedral on July 20 to open the 13th Lambeth Conference, the worship service was a powerful display of the diversity that...

September 2, 1998

International debt and economic justice were at the top of nearly everyone's agenda as 750 bishops gathered for the 13th Lambeth Conference. Even though sexuality grabbed the headlines, the economic issues are life-and-death matters for...

June 24, 1998

At its June meeting in Vermont, the church's Executive Council continued to shape its response to decisions from last summer's General Convention, endorsed changes in the budget process, addressed the crisis in the Chiapas province...

June 24, 1998

Under the glare of lights in a Senate hearing room, an Anglican bishop from Pakistan offered graphic testimony of the dangers faced by Christians "who suffer dehumanization and torture simply because they want to have the freedom...

June 24, 1998

The bishop appointed to examine the conflict in the Diocese of New Jersey presented his report to the Diocesan Council May 21, concluding that opponents of Bishop Joe Morris Doss have engaged in a pattern of false allegations, rumor and...

June 6, 1997

After months of interviews into allegations of sexual misconduct by clergy in the Diocese of Long Island, an investigation team has issued a 22-page report that attempts to separate truth from fiction, confirming some allegations but...

June 6, 1997

Eighty members of Episcopal Communicators, a national organization of the church's print and electronic professionals, gathered in the mountains of southern Colorado to share common concerns and honor the best work in the past year....

June 6, 1997

After five months of interviewing a wide range of clergy and lay leaders in the Diocese of New Jersey, a consultant has reported that the diocese is facing a daunting task of internal reconciliation. The Rev. Peter Steinke, a nationally...

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