From NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams: “Elmer Mejia became a Navy diver and medic, and in his early 20s volunteered to work at a clinic where he was exposed to the plight of the lobster divers for the first time. It was run by an Episcopal priest from Wyoming, Gus Sabrador, who became Mejia’s mentor and asked his American congregation to help Mejia go to medical school.”
Because he is married, the 59-year-old Father Steenson will not be ordained a bishop and will not be able to ordain priests.
The Rt. Rev. David Colin Jones is not surprised by the Sudanese church’s renewed statement regarding the Episcopal Church and same-sex couples.
The Living Church is pleased to announce improvements to livingchurch.org that offer a more rewarding experience for members and new visitors. Over the next few weeks you will notice changes: larger images, an easier-to-read design, and a crisp, clean look.
In a BBC interview that went to air after his death Dec. 15, Christopher Hitchens said he had no fear of dying. “I won’t know what’s going on.” What if there was a state of consciousness of this life? “I will be surprised, but I like surprises.”
Bishop Mark Sisk writes: “While many tactics of the Occupy movement have proven effective and creative, I feel it necessary now to reiterate our Church-wide commitment to non-violence.”
The Rev. Canon Christoph Keller III remembers his father, the Rt. Rev. Christoph Keller, Jr., in a video by General Theological Seminary.
Members of the Diocese of South Carolina’s standing committee write that “out of the great depths of our love and concern for our people, we will continue to assert the autonomy that is historically and constitutionally ours.”