Day: July 15, 2015

Bishop Nicholas Knisely of Rhode Island, former Cafe staffer, interviewed post-#GC78

Bishop Nicholas Knisely of Rhode Island, former Cafe staffer, interviewed post-#GC78

The FOX news affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island, interviewed the Right Reverend Nicholas Knisely, Bishop of Rhode Island, following General Convention. The piece covered Presiding Bishop-Elect Michael Curry, the vote on same-gender marriage, The Episcopal Church’s 225th anniversary year and the state of the church and its growth, church-wide and in his diocese: Posted by […]

Buried Seeds: Bishop Gene Robinson reflection in Huffington Post’s #BlackLivesMatter series

Buried Seeds: Bishop Gene Robinson reflection in Huffington Post’s #BlackLivesMatter series

The Right Reverend Gene Robinson, Bishop of New Hampshire, wrote “I Am Gay and I Am Black Lives Matter” for the Huffington Post’s interfaith #BlackLivesMatter series, reflecting on his visit to Ferguson, Missouri to pay respect to Michael Brown, killed by a police officer in August 2014, sparking widespread activism. Walking up to the makeshift […]

Archbishop Desmond Tutu hospitalized in Cape Town

Archbishop Desmond Tutu hospitalized in Cape Town

The Telegraph reports that retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been hospitalized: Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to a Cape Town hospital for a persistent infection, his South African foundation said on Tuesday. The foundation, which is named after 83-year-old Tutu and his wife Leah, quoted their daughter Mpho as saying the family hopes […]

On the roles of women in the church, Church of England to Catholic

On the roles of women in the church, Church of England to Catholic

It’s been a year since the Church of England allowed the consecration of bishops (and a week since the Seventh-Day Adventists voted against the ordination of women as priests). The Telegraph points out that those women who have been consecrated as bishops have all been non-controversial, and the wives of vicars or bishops themselves, and […]