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Presiding Bishop declares inhibited Fort Worth bishop has renounced his orders

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

From Episcopal Life Online by Mary Frances Schjonberg [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said December 5 that she had accepted Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth Bishop Jack Iker's ... Read more..

Bishop Iker – Renunciation of Orders?

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in News, TEC | Comments Off

From EpiScope Today, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori "accepted the renunciation of the Ordained Ministry of this Church, made in writing on November 24, 2008 by the Right Rev. Jack Leo ... Read more..

Schori says Common Cause Partners ‘are no longer Episcopalians’

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, TEC | Comments Off

From LA Times by Duke Hefland Responding to the creation of the Anglican Church in North America over the role of gays, Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori says that she thinks 'we're ... Read more..

New American Province looms

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Church of England Newspaper  December 5 By George Conger A THIRD Province movement in North America will be the topic of a special meeting at Lambeth Palace today (Dec 5). The Archbishop of ... Read more..

Statement from The Episcopal Church

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America, TEC | Comments Off

The Rev. Dr. Charles K. Robertson, Canon to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, has issued the following statement: We will not predict what will or will not come out of this ... Read more..

Joint Standing Committee plans for 2009 ACC meeting

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Archbishop Of Canterbury, News, TEC | Comments Off

By Matthew Davies, Episcopal Life Online [Episcopal News Service, London] The Joint Standing Committee of the Primates and Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) has devoted much of its November 24-26 meeting to ... Read more..

Joint Standing Committee (JSC) of the Primates and Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) Meeting

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Archbishop Of Canterbury | Comments Off

From ACNS Primates, bishops, lay people from the various regions of the Anglican Communion are meeting this week at the Anglican Communion Office and Lambeth Palace in London. The group meets ... Read more..

More on Bishop Iker’s Inhibition

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

From George Conger, Religious Intelligence US Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has suspended Fort Worth Bishop Jack Iker from the ministry of the Episcopal Church on the grounds of having backed ... Read more..

Fort Worth: Responses to the attempted inhibition of Jack Iker

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, News, TEC | Comments Off

From Stand Firm FORT WORTH, Texas – A letter of inhibition and supporting documents were issued Friday, Nov. 21, from the office of Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal ... Read more..

Bishop Iker Inhibited

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

Hat Tip: Thinking Anglicans Statement from the Steering Committee of North Texas Episcopalians The Steering Committee North Texas Episcopalians is heartened by the announcement that the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding ... Read more..

The split in the Anglican Communion widens a tad

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion | Comments Off

From USA Today Barry Kosmin, one of the nation's top researchers on the demographics of faith, argues in a book he co-authored, Religion in a Free Market, that competition among religious ... Read more..

Equipping the Saints – Part III: TEC leaders in their own words

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

'‘I am the way, and the truth and the life. No one comes to God except through me.’ The first thing I want you to explore with me is this: I simply refuse to ... Read more..

Other ways to God and the questionable existence of ‘goats’: KJS in Savannah

Monday, November 10th, 2008 Posted in TEC | No Comments »

Marc Robertson: A Reflection on the Recent Visit of Katharine Jefferts Schori to Savannah.  From Sarah Hey at StandFirm Monday, November 10, 2008 • 7:00 am   While in Savannah, Katharine Jefferts Schori ... Read more..

Presiding Bishop says church laments Quincy departures

Monday, November 10th, 2008 Posted in News, Recife -Southern Cone, TEC | No Comments »

From Episcopal Life Online Episcopal News Service, Quincy, Illinois] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said November 8 that the church “laments the departure from the Episcopal Church of some individuals in ... Read more..

Duncan deposition “will not be recognised by African Churches”

Saturday, November 8th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »

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Executive Council promises support, money to continuing Episcopalians

Friday, October 24th, 2008 Posted in TEC | No Comments »

By Mary Frances Schjonberg, Episcopal Life Online The Episcopal Church's Executive Council October 23 renewed its ongoing support of dioceses in which the leadership has left or plans to leave the church, ... Read more..

California vote to depose priests may backfire for Episcopal Church

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in TEC | No Comments »

By George Conger, CEN The loyalist faction of the Diocese of San Joaquin has charged 52 clergymen of the diocese with having “abandoned the communion of the Episcopal Church” and has ... Read more..

Archbishop of Canterbury and deposed Pittsburgh bishop meet at Lambeth Palace

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Archbishop Of Canterbury, TEC | No Comments »

From Episcopal Life Online Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and deposed Diocese of Pittsburgh Bishop Bob Duncan met privately in London last week. The Lambeth Palace press office confirmed that the meeting ... Read more..

General Convention should not consider Anglican covenant, Presiding Bishop tells Executive Council

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Anglican Covenant, TEC | No Comments »

From Episcopal Life Online [Episcopal News Service] [Helena, Montana] If a proposed Anglican covenant is released in mid-May for adoption by the Anglican Communion's provinces, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will ... Read more..

Former Pittsburgh bishop warns Church of England traditionalists against ‘complacency’

Saturday, October 18th, 2008 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury, Church of England, News, TEC | No Comments »

From Episcopal Life Online  [Episcopal News Service] Former Pittsburgh Bishop Robert Duncan, who was deposed from the episcopate last month, has warned traditionalists in the Church of England that, in his ... Read more..