Episcopal leader juggles rift, ministry

Apr 20, 2011 Full story: www.post-gazette.com

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori came to Pittsburgh to talk about the love of Jesus, but knew she would face questions about property litigation and rifts in the worldwide Anglican Communion ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Apr 20, 2011
from post-gazette:

"The primate of the 2 million-member Episcopal Church made her first official visit as a guest of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, which is less than half the size it was before a 2008 split ...

"Her belief that the Bible's condemnation of gay sex is a cultural relic was seen as rejection of biblical authority by many Anglicans in the global South.

"Last year, representatives of the Episcopal Church were removed from the worldwide communion's committees on doctrine and ecumenism."

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#2 Apr 23, 2011
Joe DeCaro wrote:
from post-gazette:
"The primate of the 2 million-member Episcopal Church made her first official visit as a guest of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, which is less than half the size it was before a 2008 split ...
"Her belief that the Bible's condemnation of gay sex is a cultural relic was seen as rejection of biblical authority by many Anglicans in the global South.
"Last year, representatives of the Episcopal Church were removed from the worldwide communion's committees on doctrine and ecumenism."
From the same Post-Gazette article:

"She spoke in a diocese experienced in resurrection after the painful split.

So far [TEC] has won every round of property litigation against the rival Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh.

Under terms agreed to in court, the Episcopal diocese has begun property negotiations with Anglican parishes."

This is good.

RK

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#3 Apr 23, 2011
RevKen wrote:
<quoted text>
From the same Post-Gazette article:
"She spoke in a diocese experienced in resurrection after the painful split.
So far [TEC] has won every round of property litigation against the rival Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh ...
Before the split, there was an agreement that departing congregations would not legally contest property; in return the diocese would not interfere with the credentials of former Episcopal clergy moving to Anglicanism.

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