Skip to comments.New Episcopal Leader Braces for Gay-Rights Test
Posted on 02/11/2007 5:51:33 PM PST by sionnsar
At a book party last week at the New York headquarters of the Episcopal Church, a line of more than 100 fans waited to have the church's new presiding bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori, sign copies of her new book of sermons, "A Wing and a Prayer."
Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, will face a skeptical group in Tanzania.
Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria, a leading conservative.
Bishop Jefferts Schori, the first woman presiding bishop in the history of the Anglican Communion, appeared a bit surprised at the celebrity treatment but clearly enjoyed the sentiment.
She is about to head off to a hostile reception.
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Perhaps the NYT writer is color-blind. To my knowledge, Episcopal bishop(esse?)s wear purple. As in the following (photoshopped) book cover:
Sentence fragments appear to come from VirtueOnline-News, not the NYT.
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