Saturday, July 01, 2006

With a Clear Voice

The Rt. Rev. Barbara Harris, the first woman bishop in The Episcopal Church, sounds off in support of +Katharine Jefferts Schori. Harris does not mince words, but then that is one luxury of being retired! The title of the posting over at The Witness says it all:

She Will Not Be Alone

The election of the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori as 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church is momentous for several reasons -- not the least of which is that many General Convention deputies, visitors and bishops themselves did not believe the House of Bishops had the moral courage to choose the obviously superior nominee. The conventional wisdom was that a "compromise" person, palatable to both sides of the church and the rest of the Anglican Communion, would be chosen in the hope that we might "get on with it" -- whatever "it" is.

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