Two of ten women who alleged sexual misconduct by the now-former rector of All Souls Wheaton (Diocese of Pittsburg, the schismatic Anglican Church in North America) say the diocese mishandled the case under former Bishop Hobby and interim Bishop Minns.
The Diocese of Chicago will have to wait a little longer for its new bishop. In a video recorded yesterday in Chicago, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry announced that the ordination and consecration of Bishop-elect Paula Clark has been postponed from August 28 to a date to be determined in consultation with the bishop-elect and her …
These changes in CDC recommendations, and in mine to you, are the result of what we are learning about the Delta variant of the virus, which is clearly more transmissible than previous variants. There is also evidence that vaccinated people can contract and spread the Delta variant, whether they have symptoms or not. Wearing masks protects the wearer as it protects others. It is important that we live our faith in concrete action by wearing masks. It is a small sacrifice for the sake of life. – Bishop Goff, Diocese of Virginia
The prayer is among a new generation of spiritual tools specifically designed for the horror of mass shootings. Written by an Episcopal priest for the bishops, it was constructed with the cruel assumption of its growth, with additional shootings that result in more than four deaths continually added at the end. The litany now takes more than 12 minutes to pray.
“This virtual revival will lift up Jesus and invite us to renew our commitment to establishing God’s Beloved Community,” Coleman said. “We welcome all people, especially Episcopalians, regardless of race or ethnicity, to join us in engaging the continuing realities of racism and racial injustice today while experiencing the vibrant spirituality that has enabled Black people to persevere and thrive against the odds.”
“It’s hard to overstate the strength of this feeling, among white evangelicals in particular, of America being a white Christian country,” said Jones. “This sense of ownership of America just runs so deep in white evangelical circles.” The feeling that it’s slipping away has created an atmosphere of rage, resentment and paranoia.