ElenoraGiddingsIvory, who directed for nearly two decades the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Washington office, has taken a position with the World Council of Churches. She headed the PCUSA public policy, information and advocacy office in Washington and will now head the Geneva-based WCC public witness program.
The Episcopal bishop of Philadelphia has been barred from ministry pending a church trial to determine his culpability in protecting his brother, a former Episcopal priest who was accused of sexually abusing a minor in the 1970s.
Declared by a church court to be guilty of $400,000 in thefts and other financial misdeeds at a Colorado Springs church, pastor Donald Armstrong was defrocked November 1 by Bishop Robert O’Neill of the Colorado Episcopal Diocese.
A prominent U.S. senator is seeking financial information from some of the biggest names among Pentecostal and charismatic TV ministries following “complaints from the public” and news reports of possible money mismanagement.
Two years after Anglican and Roman Catholic priests and theologians said they had reached a common understanding on the Virgin Mary, there’s still something about the Catholic doctrine of Mary that doesn’t sit right with some Anglicans.