Frank Tracy Griswold III

The 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

Frank T. Griswold

Reflections on the Season of Advent by the Presiding Bishop

December 1, 1998

Advent is a season filled with paradox: it marks both a beginning and an end. It marks a time of waiting and anticipation, as we look to the incarnation of […]

Christmas message from the Most Reverend Frank T. Griswold, III

November 19, 1998

"Let the Son of God grow in you, for he is formed in you. Let him become very great-immense — in you… and may he become to you a great […]

A Statement from the Presiding Bishop on the Death of Matthew Shepard

October 12, 1998

I grieve at the death of Matthew Shepard, and deplore the hate and violence which led to it. My prayers are with Matthew, his family, his friends, and his parish. […]

Religious Persecution Abroad

September 29, 1998

Dear Members of the House and Senate: I have recently returned from a once-a-decade meeting of all Anglican bishops around the world known as the Lambeth Conference. Nearly 750 bishops […]

William Reed Huntington Memorial Sermon

September 29, 1998

Grace Church, New York City September 30th, 1998 I am honored to have been asked to preach on this occasion when we call to mind the ecumenical vision of William […]

Starr Investigation of President Clinton

September 17, 1998

The Presiding Bishop has made the following response to queries of church members regarding the matter of the Starr investigation of President Clinton. I respect, and hope that we will […]

The Presiding Bishop’s Statement on East Timor

September 14, 1998

The unfolding tragedy in East Timor is yet another sad and agonizing example of the human family's inability to live in harmony. So much divides us. The killing includes among […]

Debt and Economic Justice

September 1, 1998

Recognizing the importance and urgency of issues of international debt and economic justice, this Conference adopts the following statement: We see the issues of international debt and economic justice in […]

From Canterbury: Glimpses of the Eternal Design

September 1, 1998

Having just returned from the Lambeth Conference, I am still in a time of sorting and sifting the events of those weeks in Canterbury with my brother and sister bishops. […]

Human Sexuality

September 1, 1998

The bishops of the Anglican Communion meeting this past August for the Lambeth Conference tried to embrace diverse articulations of the Gospel in reference to the question of homosexuality. A […]

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