NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in “train wrecks.” Their time has passed.
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(RNS) It’s unclear whether eight faculty resigned or were effectively fired, and what the future holds for the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary.
(RNS) Katharine Jefferts Schori’s time as presiding bishop has been lauded by theological liberals and bemoaned by conservatives.
(RNS) The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, resigned last week after he wrote a controversial New York Times letter.
(RNS) Rather than “rearrange the deck chairs,” denominational task forces could look boldly at what isn’t working: Sunday worship, large facilities and an inward focus.
(RNS) The screen icon had a conflicted relationship with her Jewishness that characterized post-World War II Hollywood.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Forty years ago this week, 11 women broke rank and were ordained as the first female priests in the Episcopal Church. Find out here what became of the “Philadelphia Eleven.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Giovanni Maria Vian said women bishops would have “an extremely negative impact” on steps to bring Anglicans and Catholics closer together despite a positive meeting between Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The first woman bishop could be named by the end of the year with the appointment of at least three additional women sometime in 2015. In parts of Africa, it may take longer.