Diocese of Chicago

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January 24, 2007

The Bishop Search Committee for the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago has extended the deadline for receiving nominations for its next bishop until February 28.

In a January 23 diocesan news release, the committee said the deadline is three weeks later than the original deadline of...

December 6, 2006

The Bishop Search Committee for the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago has announced it is now receiving nominations for bishop of Chicago.

The committee will receive nominations until February 5, according to a diocesan news release. The committee will conduct telephone interviews of...

December 6, 2006

The Bishop Search Committee for the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago has announced it is now receiving nominations for bishop of Chicago.

The committee will receive nominations until February 5, according to a diocesan news release. The committee will conduct telephone interviews of...

October 3, 2006

The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Chicago has extended the timeline for the nomination and election process for the 12th bishop of Chicago. The committee now forecasts a mid-October date for posting the profile and invitation for nominations.

The committee has also rescheduled the...

March 2, 2005

Michael F. Lefkow, secretary of the Diocese of Chicago's Standing Committee and member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Evanston, Illinois, was found shot to death with his mother-in-law in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood on Monday evening.

Lefkow's wife, Joan, a U.S. District judge,...

January 31, 2005

How should a church deal with neighborhood youth gangs? The Rev. Narciso Diaz, mission priest at Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe in Waukegan, Ill., has some ideas. Diaz carefully reaches out to Hispanic gang leaders on the streets around his parish, invites them to church, offers them Bible study...

December 18, 2003

Plans for redeveloping the Episcopal Church Center in the Diocese of Chicago have been green-lighted by Chicago's key regulatory bodies. At its November meeting the Chicago Plan Commission approved plans from LR Development, the project developer, for a 63-story office and residential tower...

November 24, 2003

In a pastoral letter to the clergy and congregations of the diocese, Chicago's Bishop William Persell said he supports Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold’s proposal for “supplemental episcopal pastoral care” as a response to the Anglican Primates' call for “alternative episcopal oversight” issued...

November 11, 2003

Unity, charity and the call to mission framed and informed two days of worship, workshops, conversations and celebrations at the 166th annual convention of the Diocese of Chicago meeting Nov. 7 and 8 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Oak Brook. In keeping with the convention theme and vision...

December 1, 2002

(ENS) Religious moderates, long overshadowed by their conservative counterparts in the debate over Iraq, found their way back to center stage at a press conference at the Episcopal Church Center in Chicago December 1. In their first joint statement on a national political issue, members of the...

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