TIME Magazine — 10 Questions For Katharine Jefferts Schori

Current Affairs / Religion

There’s a new interview out with Presiding-Bishop Elect Jefferts-Schori:

Rough waters aren’t new to Katharine Jefferts Schori, 52, a former oceanographer who is the Presiding Bishop-elect of the Episcopal Church of the U.S.A. Bishop Katharine, as she’s known, takes over a denomination rocked by controversy at home and abroad for its liberal stance on gay clergy. She talked with TIME’s Jeff Chu about her mission of social justice, the relationship between science and religion and whether faith in Jesus is the only path to heaven.

What will be your focus as head of the U.S. church? Our focus needs to be on feeding people who go to bed hungry, on providing primary education to girls and boys, on healing people with AIDS, on addressing tuberculosis and malaria, on sustainable development. That ought to be the primary focus.”

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