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January 8, 2019

Western Kansas Bishop Mark Cowell is ordained Dec. 1 at Christ Episcopal Cathedral in Salina, Kansas. Photo: Diocese of Western Kansas, via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] Western Kansas Bishop Mark Cowell had not yet been ordained a full month when he made...

December 7, 2018

[Diocese of Washington] Bishop of Washington Mariann Edgar Budde announced in a Dec. 7 letter the appointment of the Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen as assisting bishop in the Diocese of Washington. Read the full letter below.  To read Knudsen’s farewell to the Diocese of Maryland, where she’s served...

December 6, 2018

The Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith passes the diocesan crozier to the Rt. Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, newly consecrated Bishop of Newark, in front of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on Sept. 22. Carlye is one of six women to join the House of Bishops or to be elected bishop since...

November 27, 2018

[Diocese of Texas] Three candidates for bishop suffragan in the Diocese of Texas were approved by the Standing Committee on November 26. They include: the Rev. Hannah E. Atkins Romero, the Rev. Canon Glenice Robinson-Como, and the Rev. Canon Kathryn ‘Kai’ Ryan.

  “After diligent work and...

November 27, 2018

[Diocese of West Tennessee] The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee elected the Rev. Phoebe Roaf, rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia, as its fourth bishop on Nov. 17.

Roaf will be in stalled in a consecration service May 4 at Hope Presbyterian Church. The Most...

November 26, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma] The Rt. Rev. Dr. Edward J. Konieczny, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, has announced his intention to retire on January 1, 2021. Bishop Konieczny was elected and consecrated as the fifth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma in 2007, and at the...

November 14, 2018

[Diocese of Georgia] Bishop Scott Benhase announced plans to call for the election of his successor during the annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia. He told the convention of ongoing, significant health setbacks that leave him unable to keep up with the demanding schedule...

November 6, 2018

Thirty bishops participated in the ordination of Rio Grande Bishop Michael Buerkel Hunn on Nov. 3 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Photo: Jim Frost

[Diocese of the Rio Grande] It was the consecration of a bishop reflecting the Southwest watched by thousands around...

September 25, 2018

[Episcopal Church in Minnesota] Bishop Brian N. Prior issued a statement on Sept. 25 announcing he plans to step down after nearly a decade of service leading the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. His announcement says the diocese’s 10th bishop will be consecrated in February 2020. The full...

September 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. David E. Richards, a longtime Episcopal bishop who died last month, is being remembered fondly by those who served with him across the church, from Central America to the Diocese of Albany to the College of Bishops, which now bears his name.

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