Sunday, March 16, 2008

ENS: Presiding Bishop preaches in Jerusalem, shares in Palm Sunday celebrations
Anglican Bishop Suheil Dawani welcomes Jefferts Schori to the Holy Land
By Matthew Davies, March 16, 2008

[Episcopal News Service] Marking the annual Palm Sunday celebrations and the start of a week-long visit to the Holy Land, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori made Anglican history on March 16 becoming the first woman ever to preach at St. George's Cathedral in Jerusalem.

[An audio stream of the Presiding Bishop's sermon is available
here. The full text is available here.]

The Presiding Bishop's visit to the Holy Land comes at the invitation of the Rt. Rev. Suheil Dawani, who was consecrated Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem in January 2006.
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