Monday, July 28, 2008

Bishop of Pittsburgh to Address Lambeth on Issue of Unity (1897)

The New York Times story about the upcoming Lambeth conference in 1897. Interesting, to read that at that conference the Bishop of Pittsburgh, Bishop Whitehead, was giving a presentation on Church unity. Archbishop Frederick Temple who presided at that Lambeth is pictured.

"Of the 145 Bishops present at the last conference, 46 belonged to England and Wales, 11 to Ireland, 6 to Scotland, 29 to the United States, and 53 to colonial and missionary dioceses throughout the world. Topics discussed at these conferences thus far, are intemperance, purity, divorce, polygamy, sabbath observance..."

You can download the pdf here -
Well you could earlier it doesn't seem to working now sorry !
July 4 1897 was the date of the paper

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