Two Strands of Faith?
No, Two Different Religions
Thursday, February 08, 2007
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori of the Episcopal Church USA is no stranger to controversy. To the contrary, she seems to seek it out. Just consider her comments published in the February 5, 2007 edition of USA Today.
In an article by reporter Cathy Lynn Grossman, Bishop Schori is described as wearing priestly vestments that portray a "new dawn" for her church, complete with orange glow, green hem, and "a dawn-blue band below purple heavens." Presumably, she means all this to be taken seriously.
Yet, as Grossman explains, the Episcopal Church's first female Presiding Bishop is a divisive figure. In Grossman's words, she is "[t]he leader who faces a costly fracture among the faithful, a crack radiating across the Anglican world." Some of her churches have bolted the flock, and others are expected to follow soon. the rest