Day: October 27, 2015

Former bishop Heather Cook sentenced to 7 years

Former bishop Heather Cook sentenced to 7 years

The Baltimore Sun reports: Former Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for killing a cyclist in a drunken crash days after Christmas. Cook, 59, pleaded guilty last month to automobile manslaughter in the death of 41-year-old Thomas Palermo, a married father of two young children. She was taken into […]

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori urges compassionate response to refugees

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori speaks about the refugee crisis and encourages a more compassionate response to those fleeing war and persecution throughout the world. Some photos provided by Reuters. Resources for education and response The most recent updates from Episcopal Relief & Development about its response to the refugee crisis, as well […]