Diocese of Missouri

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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 Shepherd, a parish of the Episcopal Church located in...

May 31, 2004

IN THE FALL of 2002 in suburban St. Louis, Hank Johnson prayed in St. David’s Chapel. Its simple sanctuary comprised a white altar, 10 white pews, red carpet, clear windows -- all trimmed in cherry wood. “There was such a special peace, a special reverence to that chapel,” Johnson remembered....

March 31, 2004

FOUR YEARS AGO, the Rev. James Purdy told Rabbi Joseph Rosenbloom, "If you ever retire, I want you on my staff." He wasn't kidding.

When Rosenbloom retired last year after 42 years at Temple Emanuel Congregation in Creve Coeur, Mo., Purdy hired him as "rabbi in residence" at St. Peter's...

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 the diocese and the Episcopal Church following an...

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. Louis, the Convention was under a new format with...

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 downtown St. Louis.

Carol Bledsoe, who had worked...

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).

The Baptists were holding their national meeting in...

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