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November 15, 2006

The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, meeting at the University of Missouri-St. Louis November 10-11 for its 167th Convention, heard its bishop, George Wayne Smith, reiterate his commitment to remaining a part of the Anglican Communion. The...

February 28, 2006

You’re halfway through the second forward watch, with a warm bunk and six hours of sleep still three hours away. You’ve just made the mandatory check of the cables holding together 15 barges and 22,500 tons of wheat destined for New...

May 13, 2005

Missouri's two Episcopal bishops have spoken out against the scheduled execution of a man they say is deserving of the state's mercy because of mitigating circumstances in the man's life and what the bishops call "the racism...

October 17, 2004

[ENS, Source: Diocese of Missouri, St. Louis, October 18] -- A St. Louis County Associate Circuit Court judge ruled in favor of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri in its suit against the former rector and wardens of the Church of the Good...

March 3, 2004

The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, the Rt. Rev. Dr. George Wayne Smith, is holding out an olive branch to members of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Town & Country, telling them they are welcome to remain members of...

January 29, 2004

Cuts in state funding for programs for children and the poor have forced Grace Hill Settlement House to close its program in St. Charles County. The action was effective Dec. 31 and means the loss of services to approximately 1,500 persons...

November 24, 2003

The 164th meeting of the Convention of the Diocese of Missouri wrapped up two days of work here with none of the rancor over current controversies in the Church feared by some. Meeting Nov. 21-22 at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St....

October 30, 2003

Dissidents from the actions of General Convention regarding the episcopal election of Canon Gene Robinson and same-sex blessings were thwarted in an attempt to have their views adopted as resolutions at the annual convention of the Diocese...

December 20, 2002

A 64-year-old church secretary, known for her compassion and understanding in dealing with the homeless, died after apparently being attacked by a homeless man in the hallway outside her office December 19 at Christ Church Cathedral in...

June 14, 2002

Missouri Episcopal bishop George Wayne Smith led an interfaith defense of Islam and the Prophet Mohammed during a news conference June 12, called in response to an attack on Muslims by leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)....