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March 15, 2010

Beginning with the example of the people of Haiti, who "need to practice saying Alleluia" this year so that they can celebrate Easter in the midst of grief and darkness, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori calls on Episcopalians to stretch their spiritual muscles in order to "insist on...

September 24, 2009

The birth of Anglicanism in Japan was the cause for celebrations this week as hundreds of guests -- national, international, ecumenical and interfaith -- traveled to Tokyo to join the local church in marking the 150th anniversary of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK). Presiding Bishop Katharine...

March 29, 2009

For two hours on Sunday afternoon (March 30), Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori held a conversation with lay people in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia Cathedral, listening to their views and responding to their questions about the diocese, the Episcopal Church and...

December 3, 2008

In a live webcast on December 6, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will deliver the first Margaret Parker Memorial Lecture focusing on "Peace and Justice Through the Empowerment of Women." Webcast access will be available at http://www.ladiocese.org, beginning at 11 a.m. Pacific time (...

September 29, 2008

Weaving themes of shepherding, tending to flocks and the critical nature of the ecosystem, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori addressed the importance of pastoral responsibility at the September 30 Hobart lecture.

"Pastors have a responsibility to challenge the...

September 21, 2008

Robert Duncan has been given a formal sentence of deposition from the ordained ministry of the Episcopal Church and has been removed as the bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

 

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori signed Duncan's sentence on September 19, the day after the...

July 24, 2008

 

 

Inasmuch as this sermon ad populum is an annual occurrence on or near the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, I am sure that across the years there has been a thorough exploration of all that the feast and the man himself have to reveal and teach us. Therefore, it...

October 31, 2007

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori is making public a letter of warning that is being sent to a bishop who is actively seeking to withdraw his diocese from the Episcopal Church, and has stated that letters to other bishops will follow.

"In this way the Presiding Bishop is...

July 31, 2007

Care for the neediest -- especially children and widows without adequate food and shelter -- is central to the ministry of the Episcopal Church's Diocese of Colombia, which welcomed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori for a July 18-22 pastoral visit.

"It is our ministry to take...

June 4, 2007

Citing the need for immediate attention to serious issues of global warming, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will represent the National Council of Churches USA (NCC) at a June 7 Congressional hearing on global warming.

Jefferts Schori will testify before the Senate...

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