Tag: Presiding Bishop

It’s real, it’s urgent and it’s time to act!

The Presiding Bishop joined other panelists in recognizing that the science of climate change is real and that urgent national action to respond to climate change is needed. In her testimony Bishop Jefferts Schori urged that reducing carbon emissions by 15-20 percent by 2020 and by 80 percent by 2050 should be a national priority noting that inaction now is the most costly of all courses of action for those living in poverty and vulnerable communities.

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Virginia clergy meet with the Presiding Bishop

The blog “BabyBlueOnline” has a long report on the meeting that place on May 25th between the clergy of the Diocese of Virginia and Bishop Schori. The Presiding Bishop was in town for the consecration of the new bishop coadjutor of Virginia that happened on Sat May 26th. It’s a wide ranging conversation between the Presiding Bishop and the clergy, with a number of sharp questions directed toward her.

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The PB speaks in Texas

“The reality is that we have changed our scriptural understandings about all sorts of things, including sexual ethics,” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori told the Austin American-Statesman. “We teach something different about contraception than we did 50 years ago. We permit remarriage after divorce … Homosexuality is the most recent in a long series of challenges.

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Church Thriving

The Presiding Bishop in Iowa: “…one of the great joys I’ve had in my first six months, getting to travel and see the health and

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