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Bishop brings a varied career to Emmanuel Episcopal Church

The man who was given the name Leading Eagle by the Episcopal Indian Churches of the South Dakota Diocese, where he served as Bishop; who presided over the National Council of Churches and represented the Episcopal Church at the World … Continue reading

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Bishop Anderson Talks About Leaving General Seminary & the State of Seminary Education

The Rt. Rev. Craig B. Anderson, the Eleventh Dean and President of the general Theological Seminary (GTS), announced Feb. 6 that he will leave GTS to serve as Rector of St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire. St. Paul’s School … Continue reading

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A Prayer Book for Native Americans

“Niobrara Wocekiye Wowapi” is the name in the Lakota/Dakota language of the Sioux Indians for what in English would be “The Niobrara Prayer Book.” Although there has been a Niobrara Hymnal and Catechism for some years, the Wocekiye Wowapi was … Continue reading

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Bishop Anderson at Meeting of Anglicans in England

Amidst pomp and ceremony, a total of 525 Bishops of the Anglican Church world-wide representing some 80 million Anglicans gathered at Canterbury, England, for the 12th Lambeth Conference. The Conference, named after the first gathering of the Anglican Bishops world-wide … Continue reading

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Anderson to be president of National Council of Churches

Oakland, CA Meeting on November 17, the National Council of Churches’ 280-member Governing Board elected former South Dakota bishop Craig Anderson to serve as president-elect for the 1996-97 term and as President for the 1998-99 term. Bishop Anderson is now … Continue reading

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Bishop Anderson Calls Church to be ‘Holy Family’ – Ways of Lakota People Can Renew Role of Priests

In a timeless ceremony at a place called Pine Ridge, on the plains of South Dakota, the Lakota people adopted an Episcopal Bishop. They invested him with a new name, Wanbli Tokahey (“Leading Eagle”), and welcomed him into the Oglala … Continue reading

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Bishop Honored

The Right Rev. Craig Barry Anderson, a member of the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops, has been honored as an outstanding alumnus of Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind. Anderson, who was graduated from the university in 1963, was given the … Continue reading

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Bishop urges Catholics to examine their lives, help others during Lent

The penitential season of Lent, the period during which Christians prepare themselves for the celebration of Easter, begins next week with the observance of Ash Wednesday. A somber season on the church calendar, Lent is regarded by Christians as a … Continue reading

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“Doppets vatten är tjockare än blod”

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NCC’s president urges a bold common witness

Episcopal Bishop Craig Anderson, newly installed president of the National Council of Churches of Christ (NVV), believes new opportunities exist for the council to be a clear and bold Christian witness on the brink of the new millennium. Anderson was … Continue reading

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