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  • Breaking: +Iker Receives Threat Letter from Schori

    11/08/2007 7:08:41 PM PST · by Huber · 16 replies · 109+ views
    Stand Firm in Faith ^ | November 8, 2007 | Extorting Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori
    From ENS: 8 November 2007 The Rt. Rev. Jack Iker The Episcopal Diocese of Ft. Worth 2900 Alemeda Street Fort Worth, TX 76108 Dear Jack, As you are undoubtedly aware, it is my view that recent amendments to your Diocese's constitution violate the Constitutional requirement that the Diocese maintain an "unqualified accession" to the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church. I have now reviewed several proposed constitutional amendments that will be considered at your forthcoming diocesan convention. It is evident to me that several of these proposed changes would further violate the Church's Constitution, while some other proposed changes...
  • Plainspoken [+Jack Iker]

    03/24/2005 1:18:45 PM PST · by sionnsar · 4 replies · 269+ views
    Midwest Conservative Journal ^ | 3/24/2005 | Christopher Johnson
    I don't  know where Fort Worth Episcopal Bishop Jack Iker was born but, as this brutal assessment of ECUSA's Covenant Assessment shows, he talks like a Westerner:For the second time within a time period of just eight weeks, the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church gathered once again to consider how to respond to The Windsor Report 2004 and to a recent Communiqué about it from the Primates of the Anglican Communion. A Covenant Statement was adopted, using all the right words, while still remaining in defiance of what the Report calls upon us to do. The Covenant is...
  • "It would be a bad legacy." Stand on women priests eclipses strides made in Episcopal Diocese

    05/01/2003 9:47:33 AM PDT · by sinkspur · 5 replies · 150+ views
    Fort Worth Star Telegram | 5/1/2003 | Darren Barbee
    Episcopal Bishop Jack Iker says he is treated with warmth and respect when he visits the parishes of the Fort Worth Diocese. National Anglican conventions are another matter. Fellow bishops greet Iker one of three ways: with cordiality, with open rudeness, or with a condescending arm around his shoulder and a little sarcasm. "Oh, Jack, how are you, you poor, sick soul," they say. "It must be awful to be hated." It's nothing personal. It's strictly canonical. Iker's well-known opposition to ordaining women as priests -- which has been church law since 1976 -- makes some Episcopalians seethe. They say...