Bishop Stephen Lane: As one wag put it, The Episcopal Church is a hierarchical church with a meeting at the top.
Day: March 3, 2013
Most of today’s news programs are all about the “sequester” – the automatic cuts in the US budget. NPR discussed it this morning:
The former archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, and until recently the most senior Catholic in Britain, apologized and asked for forgiveness from those he had “offended” and from the entire church. O’Brien has effectively admitted he had been breaching the church’s strict rules on celibacy and its bar on homosexuality since he became a priest – and during his 10 years as a cardinal.
After the election, all the 25 bishops present expressed their support for Bishop Chimeledya’s election by signing a legal document to endorse the results. The Provincial Secretary said: “Bishop Chimeledya is committed to biblical faithfulness, to the Anglican Communion and looks forward to his first Primates’ meeting.”
Psalm 93, 96 (Morning) Psalm 34 (Evening) Jeremiah 6:9-15 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Mark 5:1-20 Here’s a sordid confession: The parts of the epistles where Paul is talking about sex make my head hurt–but not for the reasons one might think. It’s because most of the time, he’s talking about something much deeper and more global, …