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In The News

In The News

Holy Trinity Wall Street, richer than a train load of Nazi Gold By Michael Heidt Boston Bombing In the shocking aftermath of the Boston terrorist attack, the injured and dying were tended to by police, medics, fire fighters and volunteers. Priests were not allowed on the scene. Several churches were nearby, including Trinity Episcopal and St. [...]

From the Editor

From the Editor

By Fr. Michael Heidt   Sadly, due to the constraints of budget and space, we were unable to publish the several letters sent to Forward in Christ since the last summer issue. Two concerns were of note; firstly, that this magazine was overly focused on Roman Catholicism in general and the Ordinariate for Anglican converts in [...]

Unholy Disorder

Unholy Disorder

By Fr. John Heidt In 1976, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church decided by a simple majority of only a few votes to allow bishops to ordain women as priests and bishops. This caused the then Suffragan Bishop of Dallas, Robert Terwilliger, to suggest that it might be the unique vocation of Episcopalians to show the rest of the Church [...]

Shamscendence

Shamscendence

By David Corey, Professor of Political Philosophy at Baylor University. A shortened version of this article appeared in firstthings.com and is republished with permission. The Episcopal Church is in sharp decline. According to its own statistics, the past decade has seen a 32% decline in confirmations, a 36% decline in child baptisms, a 40% [...]

A Mad Old Aunt?

A Mad Old Aunt?

By Fr. Will Brown, Rector of Holy Cross, Dallas At its triennial General Convention, which concluded July 12, the Episcopal Church significantly increased its distance from mainstream Christianity and its own parent body, the global Anglican Communion. Two resolutions, D019 and D002, which endorse transsexualism in the life of the church [...]

In The News

Bishop Cavalcanti Murdered: Bishop Edward Cavalcanti of the traditional Anglican Diocese of Recife, Brazil, was murdered in his home on the evening of the 26th February by his adopted son. The bishop’s wife, Miriam, who attempted to intervene in the slaying, was also killed. Cavalcanti was known for his defense of traditional Christianity and [...]

Don’t Shop There!

Don’t Shop There!

In a recent interview with the Washington Post, The Episcopal Church’s (TEC) new leader in the nation’s Capital, Dr. Mariann Budde, had this to say: “We’re like a boutique. We’re the most inclusive church in the world that’s the tiniest church in Christendom. . . . I’m not interested in being the leader of a boutique [...]