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July 6, 1991 | from Religious News Service
Soon after Edmond L. Browning was installed in 1986 as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, he got a letter from a young woman, a social activist in the church. The woman expressed frustration with the church, which she viewed as too passive in the social arena. She told Browning her letter had been prompted by her observations of him during a program in Pittsburgh. "I was instantly disappointed," she said of the encounter. "I guess I had expected to see a warrior . . .
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November 30, 1991 | GEORGE W. CORNELL, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Midway in a 12-year term, Episcopal Presiding Bishop Edmond Lee Browning has a solid, working tie with his most prominent member, President Bush, but finds skippering the church often is rough sailing. That's the way Episcopalians navigate, he said. But facing the crosscurrents can be enhancing, he added, noting that waves always have been stirred when believers grapple with their deepest convictions. "History bears that out," he said in an interview.
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December 22, 1990 | JOHN DART, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Presiding Bishop Edmond L. Browning of the Episcopal Church, back from Baghdad and a visit with President Bush, said Friday that the Episcopalian in the White House "is focused on a military response, yet he still has an inward struggle. I feel he sincerely would like to find another way."
ENTERTAINMENT
July 6, 1991 | from Religious News Service
Soon after Edmond L. Browning was installed in 1986 as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, he got a letter from a young woman, a social activist in the church. The woman expressed frustration with the church, which she viewed as too passive in the social arena. She told Browning her letter had been prompted by her observations of him during a program in Pittsburgh. "I was instantly disappointed," she said of the encounter. "I guess I had expected to see a warrior . . .
ENTERTAINMENT
November 30, 1991 | GEORGE W. CORNELL, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Midway in a 12-year term, Episcopal Presiding Bishop Edmond Lee Browning has a solid, working tie with his most prominent member, President Bush, but finds skippering the church often is rough sailing. That's the way Episcopalians navigate, he said. But facing the crosscurrents can be enhancing, he added, noting that waves always have been stirred when believers grapple with their deepest convictions. "History bears that out," he said in an interview.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 19, 1991
The Rev. Chester L. Talton, the first black bishop elected to serve the Episcopal Church in the Western United States, will be installed as suffragan (assistant) bishop in the Diocese of Los Angeles next Saturday. Presiding Bishop Edmond L. Browning of New York will lead the 10 a.m. ceremony and Bishop Barbara Harris, suffragan bishop of Massachusetts, will preach.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 1988 | Associated Press
An Episcopal priest who opposes ordination of women to the priesthood and who sometimes worships in the Byzantine Catholic tradition has been selected to become the next spiritual head of San Joaquin Valley Episcopalians. A ceremony elevating the Rev. David M. Schofield as bishop coadjutor was led Sunday by the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church in America, the Most Rev. Edmond L. Browning of New York.
NEWS
September 6, 1990 | JOHN DART, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
The president of the largest U.S. black Christian denomination said Wednesday that he supports President Bush's quick response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait but is against any American combat action in the Persian Gulf. "We don't want men and women killed over the issue of oil," the Rev. T. J. Jemison of Baton Rouge, La., said in Los Angeles as he gaveled open the annual five-day meeting of the National Baptist Convention U.S.A. Inc.
NEWS
November 5, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Episcopal Church says it will investigate allegations in the current issue of Penthouse magazine that priests in the denomination's Long Island diocese participated in same-sex marriage ceremonies and homosexual orgies in front of the altar. Two priests have resigned, church officials said--the Rev. William Lloyd Andries, rector of St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, and the Rev.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 22, 1990 | JOHN DART, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Episcopal Church bishops, ending a divisive debate over the ordination of an openly homosexual priest last December, conceded this week that a solution on whether to drop priesthood barriers to gays and lesbians is "presently beyond our ken."
NEWS
December 22, 1990 | JOHN DART, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Presiding Bishop Edmond L. Browning of the Episcopal Church, back from Baghdad and a visit with President Bush, said Friday that the Episcopalian in the White House "is focused on a military response, yet he still has an inward struggle. I feel he sincerely would like to find another way."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 1985 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
The Episcopal Church has nominated four bishops for the office of presiding bishop, a post to be decided when the 3-million-member denomination holds its triennial convention Sept. 7-14 in Anaheim. The men selected by a nominating committee this week include the first black ever picked as a candidate for the church's highest post, Bishop John T. Walker, 60, of Washington, D.C. The others nominated to succeed Presiding Bishop John M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1996 | From Religion News Service
Ellen F. Cooke, the former treasurer of the Episcopal Church who admitted embezzling more than $1.5 million from the church, was sentenced this week to five years in prison. The sentence--stiffer than court guidelines recommended--was imposed by U.S. District Judge Maryanne Trump Barry in Newark, N.J., who said Cooke "systematically looted" the denomination and was motivated by "greed" and a desire for high-living.
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