From the Public Affairs Office:
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Dallas that Bishop-Elect George Sumner has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
You may read more coverage of Bishop Sumner’s election and progress towards canonical consents here and here. As Bishop-elect, he telegraphed his support of the Salt Lake City Statement issued by Bishops who were opposed to the new provisions […]
From time to time we will publish letters from our readers responding to articles posted at the Cafe. In today’s letter John Chilton responds to our story on the episcopal election in the diocese of Dallas with an eye on previous elections in “conservative” dioceses with some thoughtful questions for those needing to give consent.