Day: January 9, 2015

Parish grieves their priest who died after his bike was hit by a car

A parish, whose rector died in December after being struck by a car while riding his bike, ponders the connections between their loss and the death of Tom Palermo in Baltimore. The connections are even more poignant because many of these parishioners knew Bishop Heather Cook when she served a neighboring parish. The Rev. Elizabeth Evans …

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Statement by the Diocese of Maryland following State’s Attorney for Baltimore City Press Conference

With the announcement today by civil authorities of charges against Heather Cook in the tragic death of Thomas Palermo, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland reaffirms its respect for the course of action the legal system is taking and prays for a just outcome in this case. Diocese of Maryland: The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, Bishop …

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Bishop Cook to be charged with manslaughter and DUI by Maryland state’s attorney

Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook will be charged with manslaughter in the fatal crash that killed cyclist Thomas Palermo, Maryland’s new state’s attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced Friday morning. The charges also include texting while driving and driving under the influence. Baltimore Sun: Cook will face charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident; driving under …

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