Bishops do not need to be given honorary doctorates. Bishops should only be given the crosier and the pectoral cross—and they should already possess the Prayer Book, the Bible, and a humble Christian piety which preaches the scandal of scandals: ‘Christ crucified’ (1 Cor. 1:23).
Yes, there are important disagreements and issues at stake. Yes, there’s enough blame to go around. But let’s not compare each other to terrorists and schoolchildren-murderers. Let’s at least start there.
We look like our political parties. That’s no accident. We live in two worlds and as we spend more time in society and ‘culture’ as we do in the Kingdom: the world seems to triumph.
“It is the Presiding Bishop’s crossing of the T and dotting of the I — for their paperwork, not my life.”
Bishop Mark Lawrence is “removed from the Ordained Ministry” of the Episcopal Church “for causes that do not affect his moral character.”
Three leaders of the Anglican Communion Institute have issued an open letter to the House of Bishops.
The Archbishop of Burundi, as an expert in reconciliation, could help defuse tensions in South Carolina.