Kathryn McCormick

Biography

Kathryn McCormick was the associate director of the Office of News and Information of the Episcopal Church.

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March 9, 2000

They shoveled sand and heaved cinderblocks. They talked with families still recovering more than a year after a storm's devastation. They visited a clothing factory and heard about abusive conditions in other, similar places where...

February 18, 2000

The news of the consecration of two American priests as bishops in Singapore on January 29 by a group of conservative primates and bishops has prompted outspoken, colorful outbursts from across the Episcopal Church and the Anglican...

January 31, 2000

Amid a blaze of criticism and praise, a working group of the Church of England's general synod has released a draft report loosening the church's strict rules governing remarriage of divorced persons. The January 25 report, seen...

January 31, 2000

Two Anglican primates and four other bishops consecrated a pair of American priests as bishops in Singapore on January 29 to help "reestablish the unity that has been violated by the unrebuked ridicule and denial of basic Christian...

January 31, 2000

As the wife of a U.S. diplomat, Jerri Bird has lived in places throughout the Mideast where the tensions of war or near-war permeated every part of daily life. It was hard to live with. While the culture at each post was wonderful to...

January 31, 2000

With the endorsement of hundreds of religious leaders and teachers, including nine Episcopal bishops, a nonprofit organization that provides information and promotes education about sexuality has publicly offered a "Declaration on...

January 13, 2000

How do you learn about God? In classes, in discussion groups, quietly chatting, reading? Theological education never really stops as Episcopalians explore not only the great issues that affect the church as a whole but those small points...

June 29, 1999

The agencies that have been wrestling for months with the care and resettlement of refugees streaming out of Kosovo are confronting a new problem: How to help the refugees return home. As Episcopal Migration Ministries continued to...

January 27, 1999

In a response that has spanned the church, Episcopalians have worked together to ship tons of food, clothing, medicines, tools and building materials to hurricane-ravaged Central America, but now that the countries hit hardest by Hurricane...

January 27, 1999

Sandra S. Swan has been named executive director of the Presiding Bishop's Fund for World Relief and Development by Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold. She began work January 25. "Sandra Swan's gifts and experience in the...

January 27, 1999

Citing the need for more young priests in the Episcopal Church, a group of three bishops, eight clergy and one layperson has launched the Young Priests Initiative to support young people who feel they have a call to ministry. The...

January 26, 1999

In response to a complaint filed nearly two years ago, the New York State Attorney General's office has found that the Episcopal Church's trust funds are being managed properly and has entered into a consent agreement with the church under...

December 21, 1998

Confronting questions of power and prejudice in society and how they hurt the church, the Episcopal Women's Caucus (EWC) used its annual gathering in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in early November to reflect on the "isms" in society...

December 21, 1998

Central America might seem to be a distant piece of geography to the people in and near Kilmarnock, Virginia, but that didn't stop the members of Grace Church there from launching an aid project in mid-November to help the people of...

December 21, 1998

With the help of many friends, Central America continues its recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Mitch. Much of the work is still focused on the emergency needs in an area where nearly a million people are homeless, but at the same...

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