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[ELD] Primates support 'pastoral visitors' to assist in healing Anglican divisions
"Matthew Davies" <email@example.com>
Fri, 6 Feb 2009 09:30:54 -0500
>Episcopal Life Daily
>February 5, 2009
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>Today's Episcopal Life Daily includes:
* TOP STORY - Primates support 'pastoral visitors' to assist in
healing Anglican divisions
* DIOCESAN DIGEST - PENNSYLVANIA: Court imposes final sentence of
deposition on Bennison
* WORLD REPORT - MIDDLE EAST: Anglican bishop in Jerusalem denied
entry to Gaza for pastoral visit
* PEOPLE - Oldest known American in Canada, at age 105, is Anglican nun
* MULTIMEDIA - Video: Presiding Bishop discusses Primates Meeting
* MULTIMEDIA - Audioslide: Primates visit Ancient Library of Alexandria
* DAYBOOK - February 6, 2009: Today in Scripture, Prayer, History
* CATALYST - The Entrance Place of Wonders: Poems from the Harlem
Primates support 'pastoral visitors' to assist in healing Anglican divisions
Final communiqué encourages 'gracious restraint' by all sides
>By Matthew Davies
[Episcopal News Service -- Alexandria, Egypt] Anglican leaders meeting
in Egypt have affirmed the recommendations of the Windsor Continuation
Group and called for the development of a "pastoral council" and the
appointment of "pastoral visitors" to assist in healing and
reconciliation given the current "situation of tension" in the
In a communiqué released on the final day of their February 1-5
meeting in Alexandria, Egypt, the primates are also encouraging all
parties in the current controversies to maintain "gracious restraint"
with respect to actions that could exacerbate the tensions, such as
same-gender blessings, cross-border interventions and the ordination
of gay and lesbian people to the episcopate.
Full story: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/79901_104790_ENG_HTM.htm
More Top Stories: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/elife
PENNSYLVANIA: Court imposes final sentence of deposition on Bennison
>By Mary Frances Schjonberg
[Episcopal News Service] An ecclesiastical trial court has issued its
final judgment and sentence that Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania
Bishop Charles Bennison should be deposed from the ordained ministry
of the Episcopal Church for having engaged in conduct unbecoming a
member of the clergy.
Full story: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81803_104769_ENG_HTM.htm
More Diocesan news: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81803_ENG_HTM.htm
MIDDLE EAST: Anglican bishop in Jerusalem denied entry to Gaza for
Dawani reaffirms commitment to peace and reconciliation
[Episcopal News Service] Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani,
along with Lutheran bishop Mounib Younan, on February 4 was denied
entry into Gaza by Israeli authorities.
Full story: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81808_104773_ENG_HTM.htm
More World news: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81808_ENG_HTM.htm
Oldest known American in Canada, at age 105, is Anglican nun
>By Ali Symons
[Anglican Church of Canada] Nothing confirms an old-age expert's
theories like a long life well lived. On February 2, Sister Constance,
a noted gerontologist, celebrated 105 years of such life, surrounded
by her fellow sisters at Saint John the Divine convent in Toronto.
Full story: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81831_104808_ENG_HTM.htm
More People: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81831_ENG_HTM.htm
Video: Presiding Bishop discusses Primates Meeting
[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori
speaks about the February 1-5 Primates Meeting in Alexandria, Egypt.
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Audioslide: Primates visit Ancient Library of Alexandria
[Episcopal News Service] The Anglican primates on February 4 visited
the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a major library and cultural center that
dates back to the third century BC.
More Multimedia: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/80056_ENG_HTM.htm
>On February 6, 2009...
* Today in Scripture: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/82457_ENG_HTM.htm
* Today in Prayer: Anglican Cycle of Prayer:
* Today in History: On February 6, 891, Photius, patriarch of
Constantinople, died. His 867 encyclical, which objected to the
filioque clause in the creed ("the Holy Spirit...who proceeds from the
Father and the Son"), was significant in the East-West conflict that
eventually led to the "Great Schism."
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