Day: February 18, 2015

Endowed faculty chair in Episcopal studies announced at Brite Divinity

Endowed faculty chair in Episcopal studies announced at Brite Divinity

Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University and the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth have announced the creation of the $2.5 million endowed Right Reverend Sam B. Hulsey Chair in Episcopal Studies. The Rt. Reverend Hulsey served as bishop of the Diocese of Northwest Texas from 1980 until 1997. Dr. Ed Waggoner is the first […]

A Lenten message from the Diocese of Maryland

A Lenten message from the Diocese of Maryland

The Rt. Reverend Eugene Taylor Sutton’s Lenten message to the diocese acknowledges that “repentance is not a solitary act”: Repentance is a corporate act of righting things within a spiritual community so that community can restore its right relationship with God… For me personally and as your bishop, the process of repentance must begin with […]

NPR’s Diane Rehm a voice in end-of-life debate

NPR’s Diane Rehm a voice in end-of-life debate

Over the weekend, the Washington Post published a piece on National Public Radio host Diane Rehm’s advocacy for death with dignity. Last year, Rehm’s husband John chose to end his long battle with Parkinson’s by refusing food and water, a decision not unexpected, as he and his wife had promised each other long ago they […]