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  • n  the collective body of bishops

  • Most Methodists were apparently able to accept a broad and unspecific definition of "historic episcopacy," which emphasized mainly the unifying virtues of church government by .
  • Baptists and Presbyterians would disagree with the council's view that the episcopacy is of divine origin; yet they could hardly help favoring a new touch of democracy in .
  • The French episcopacy denounced the "grave insinuations" concerning the cardinal's death, insisting that "his apostolate extended to the most diverse realms, often to the most .
News & Articles

  • The fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese dies
    RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -- Bishop Emeritus F. Joseph Gossman, the fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese, died Monday at the age of 83 following a long illness. He served as Bishop of Raleigh from 1975 until 2006. During his episcopacy, Bishop Gossman spoke out on issues from the plight of the poor, to care and concern of the immigrant, to strong opposition to capital punishment. Bishop Gossman played ...
    Aug. 13, 2013 - WWAY 3 Wilmington
  • Bishop Emeritus F. Joseph Gossman dies at age 83
    RALEIGH, NC, (WWAY) -- Bishop Emeritus F. Joseph Gossman, the fourth Bishop of the Raleigh Diocese, died today at the age of 83, following a long illness. Bishop Gossman served as Bishop of Raleigh from 1975 until 2006. During his episcopacy, Bishop Gossman spoke out on issues fro the plight of the poor, to care and concern of the immigrant, to strong opposition to capital punishment. A ...
    Aug. 13, 2013 - WWAY 3 Wilmington
Quotes

  • Ruth Gledhill in New Statesman
    The Pope may have given Dr Williams a pectoral cross, which, as Ruth Gledhill noted in the Times, was "an indication that he recognises his episcopacy -- in spite of a 19th-century papal bull under which Anglican orders are deemed 'absolutely null...
  • Katharine Jefferts Schori in Episcopal-Life
    Huntington's work in the Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral really was a piece of genius, born out of the lived experience of division over confession and a narrow understanding of episcopacy,Jefferts Schori said. "His later work in the...

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