Bishop John Howe retiring in his own ...

Bishop John Howe retiring in his own time - on his own terms

There are 1 comment on the OrlandoSentinel.com - Features story from Feb 14, 2011, titled Bishop John Howe retiring in his own time - on his own terms. In it, OrlandoSentinel.com - Features reports that:

In September 2007, Episcopal Bishop John W. Howe ushered four members of his Central Florida diocese into his small office on Robinson Street. The four men made the 64-year-old bishop an offer: step aside, retire now, and we'll pay off the mortgage on your lakeside home and the difference between what you make now and what your pension would be at the mandatory retirement age of 72.

There's a train wreck headed your way, they said, and we're offering you the chance to step out of the way ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Feb 15, 2011
from OrlandoSentinel:

"The conservative, evangelical bishop who took over the 15-county diocese in 1990 was deeply embroiled in the issue of gay clergy in the Episcopal Church. He led a group of bishops who opposed the same-sex marriage and ordination of openly gay V. Gene Robinson as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire in 2003."

"conservative" and "evangelical" is PC for "orthodox".

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