Tag: Episcopal Church

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    Although authorities have mostly focused on evactuating New Orleans residents, there were also a few people who had fled the city who were allowed back in. One of them was the Episcopal Bishop of Louisiana, Charles Jenkins, and correspondent Deborah Potter went with him. More

    September 9, 2005 | Comments

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    As presiding bishop, Frank Griswold is lead pastor and chief administrator of the 2.3 million-member Episcopal Church USA. It’s a prestigious job, and these days, he admits, a challenging one. More

    November 26, 2004 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview with Episcopal Bishop Presiding Frank Griswold in New York City on October 6, 2004. More

    November 26, 2004 | Comments

  • U.S. Episcopal bishops this week pledged to seek unity within their deeply divided denomination. Tensions have run high since the 2003 consecration of Gene Robinson, the Anglican Communion’s first openly gay bishop. More

    October 1, 2004 | Comments

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    The consecration of Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson caused international debate over the role of gays in the church. Some Episcopalians are celebrating what they see as the church's openness and diversity, while others are lamenting what they believe is departure from Christian teaching. We visit one parish that is wrestling vigorously over what to think and how to respond.

    October 31, 2003 | Comments

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    Sometimes-controversial Archbishop Rowan Williams took over in December 2002 as head of the more than 70 million-member worldwide Anglican Communion. Williams will be formally enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury in February 2003. More

    February 21, 2003 | Comments

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    Queen Elizabeth II, the official head of the Anglican Church, appointed Welsh archbishop Rowan Williams to become the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. Williams is a noted theologian and writer whose critical views on the war in Afghanistan and support for female bishops and homosexual priests have already generated headlines. More

    July 26, 2002 | Comments

  • Read additional comments on the appointment of Rowan Williams as the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. More

    July 26, 2002 | Comments

  • celibacy-priesthood-thumb

    As American Catholics have reeled from the disclosures of past sexual abuses by priests, and evidence they were covered up, one of the questions raised has concerned priestly celibacy — abstinence from sex. Was that requirement a cause of the abuses? Is it necessary for dedicated ministry? Should it be made optional? More

    April 12, 2002 | Comments

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    R & E talks with Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. George Carey about interfaith communication and conversion — particularly, whether Christians should take it upon themselves to attempt to convert Jews. More

    April 27, 2001 | Comments

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