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May 20, 2002

It was a long shot, that plea for a neurologist. The trip from the U.S. to Warri, Nigeria, is arduous and far from cheap. There would be no payment for the expertise or the time spent, and it would require two weeks. The office of...

February 1, 2002

Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold's visit to Nigeria January 14-24 and his meditations for three score of that church's 78 bishops has changed the hearts of men previously wary of the leader of such a 'liberal' church...

September 14, 2001

Episcopal Church people shook off their shock and started throwing open doors the morning of the disaster as refugees from the financial district streamed north out of the smoke and fire.Churches along the main avenues up the west side of...

April 1, 2000

The Rev. Art Kimber believes the church must play a far greater role in explaining Christian belief about death and its rituals and in helping people plan their final arrangements than it does at present. The longtime Episcopal priest...

March 1, 2000

Rhea McCandliss never expected to live to age 91. Nor to die with only $25 left in her savings account. As one of the last remaining charter members of St. David's Episcopal Church in Topeka, Kan., the former landscape designer had...

January 31, 2000

When the Rev. Vienna Cobb Anderson had to bury her mother, she did it with the same dramatic flair with which she does everything else. She put Vienna Amanda Louisa Cobb Anderson into the ground in a homemade pine box painted bright red,...

January 27, 1999

Calixto Palacio said it sounded "like an earthquake, like rocks rumbling." Napoleón Narbaez described "a noise like helicopters right overhead." Maria Adriana Muñoz saw it. "The clouds were low and it...

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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