Frank T. Griswold

Frank Tracy Griswold served as the 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church from 1998-2006.

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December 1, 2005

Two senior executives who accompanied Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold on his visit to Asian nations said the occasion was historically significant for the Episcopal Church. The Rev. Brian Grieves, director of Peace and Justice Ministries, and Margaret Larom, director of Anglican and Global...

November 30, 2005

Praying at Hiroshima’s Peace Park and along Korea’s Demilitarized Zone, at Nanjing’s massacre memorial in China and in Taiwan’s Episcopal cathedral, Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold joined in the reconciling mission of those who welcomed him to Asia during his two-week visit in late October...

November 30, 2005

Having recently returned from a two-week visit to churches in Asia that was a time of discovery and a blessing, I am still in the process of sorting and sifting all that I experienced. There are reports of the trip elsewhere in this issue. Here I offer just a few reflections.

In...

October 31, 2005

The recent controversy and conversation about evolution and "€œintelligent design"€ leads me to reflect on the question of God'€™s will, both with respect to the fullness and complexity of creation and to the pattern of our individual lives.

What do we actually mean in our liturgy and...

August 31, 2005

As I write these words, I still reflect upon a midsummer visit I made to Armenia and the ancient church of that land, which has borne the marks of suffering and martyrdom across the centuries.

One of the most moving moments during my time there was a visit to the Armenian Genocide...

August 25, 2005

In response to the United States' proposed revisions to UN poverty-reduction strategies -- as reported in today's New York Times and Washington Post -- the Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, issued the following statement:

"I am deeply...

June 30, 2005

Several weeks ago, I returned to St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H., for the 50th reunion of my graduating class. It was a great joy to reconnect with those who had been part of a very important chapter in my life.

During the weekend, at odd moments I found myself drawn again and again...

May 31, 2005

This issue of Episcopal Life, with a focus on the environment, invites us to reflect upon the mystery of God’s Trinitarian life in relationship to the wonder of creation.

A much-loved saint associated with the natural world around us is Francis of Assisi. Francis is the author of a text...

April 30, 2005

Our recent meeting of the House of Bishops produced a remarkable convergence summed up in a Covenant Statement which has been seen by many as the fruit of the Spirit’s activity among us. What emerged is far more than words on a page but a fundamental disposition rooted and grounded in a force...

April 21, 2005

Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold learned April 21 that a group of bishops who had written to him requesting the establishment of a commission to explore reconciliation within the Episcopal Church had also written the Archbishop of Canterbury on the same day to ask for an emergency meeting" whose...

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