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Jefferts Schori Speaks at Kenyon College

Earlier this week, The Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, the former Presiding Bishop, spoke as a part of the Women at Kenyon celebration. As reported by the Kenyon Collegian, her address centered on “women, power, and the fight to be recognized.”

“It’s easier to be creative when you don’t sit in the midst of the status quo,” Jefferts Schori said. “Without access to traditional seats of power, women and marginalized people have had to be creative. Creativity asserts […]

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A strong Anglican Communion presence at UN Commission on the Status of Women

The Episcopal News Service reports that more than 100 delegates from the Anglican Communion are attending the UN Commission on the Status of Women’s 59th session, currently under way in New York, March 9-20, a continuation and assessment of prior sessions.

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori presided over the Eucharist in the Chapel of Christ the Lord in the Episcopal Church Center, and Diocese of Long Island Assistant Bishop Chilton Knudsen preached March 9 on John 20:11-18 at the opening Episcopal […]

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