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Curry installed as 27th Presiding Bishop and Episcopal Church primate

Evangelism, racial reconciliation rooted in love will anchor work ahead, he says

[Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] At the start of his All Saints Sunday installation Eucharist in Washington National Cathedral, Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry declared his bona fides to the church. After knocking on the west doors in the traditional manner at noon as the sun broke through the clouds and being admitted to […]

Curry: ‘Jesus doesn’t allow us the option of self-righteousness’

Presiding bishop sits for interview with Canadian Anglican Journal

[Anglican Journal] The first African-American to hold the position, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has been active in anti-racism and social justice work throughout his ministry, which began when he was ordained a priest in 1978 and continued with his consecration as bishop of North Carolina in 2000. Elected presiding bishop in 2015, Curry was installed […]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry says he’s ‘reasonably back to normal’

Three-day Executive Council meeting gets into details of new triennium’s work

[Episcopal News Service – Fort Worth, Texas] The Episcopal Church Executive Council began its Feb. 26-28 meeting by hearing some good news about the health of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry. Curry, who had surgery for a subdural hematoma and spent six days in the hospital in early December, told council members that he is now […]

Moisés Quezada Mota installed as bishop coadjutor for Dominican Republic

[Diocese of the Dominican Republic] The Rt. Rev. Moisés Quezada Mota was ordained and consecrated bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic on Feb. 13, at the closing Eucharist of the 58th annual diocesan convention in Santo Domingo. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry presided over the service held in the volleyball stadium at […]

Photos from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s installation

[Episcopal News Service — Washington, D.C.] Here is a selection of photos taken during and after the Nov. 1 Eucharist in Washington National Cathedral for the installation of Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry as The Episcopal Church’s 27th presiding bishop and its primate.

Union of Black Episcopalians begins vigil for Curry and the church

Rollicking, moving Eucharist kicks off weekend of leadership transition

[Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] During hours between the Oct. 31 Vigil Celebration, hosted by the Union of Black Episcopalians, and the time when Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry is formally installed as presiding bishop and primate on Nov. 1, he and The Episcopal Church are being held in a traditional African-American […]

Episcopal Church prepares for Curry’s history-making installation

Weekend of celebrations to mark the beginning of new presiding bishop’s term

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church will make history Nov. 1 as it celebrates the All Saints Sunday installation of Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry as its 27th presiding bishop and its primate. On that day, Curry, 62, will become the first person of color to hold the position of presiding bishop and […]

Time includes Katharine Jefferts Schori in series on women changing the world

[Episcopal News Service] Time magazine’s new multimedia project, Firsts: Women Who Are Changing the World, features the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, 26th presiding bishop, as one of 46 profiled women. A trailer for the video interview with Jefferts Schori, along with the text, is here. Jefferts Schori was the bishop of Nevada when she […]

Washington National Cathedral decides to remove windows with Confederate generals

[Episcopal News Service] Washington National Cathedral and the Diocese of Washington announced Sept. 6 that the cathedral’s stained-glass windows depicting two Confederate generals will be removed, bringing to an abrupt close a discernment process that was expected to last into next year. “These windows are not only inconsistent with our current mission to serve as a […]

Pressure mounts to remove Confederate symbols from Episcopal institutions

[Episcopal News Service] Parishioners who attended Sunday worship at Christ Church Cathedral in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Aug. 20 should not have been surprised that Dean Gail Greenwell’s sermon addressed the issue of racism, given the national outcry over a large white supremacist rally in Virginia the weekend before. Those hate groups had gathered in defense […]