Police Seek Clues in Tony Palmer Motorcycle Death

As news becomes available, we learn that it was a head-on collision in Chelwood, U.K. that led to the death of evangelical pastor Tony Palmer July 20.Bishop Palmer caught the attention of the world in February 2014, when he carried Pope Francis' video greeting to Pentecostals gathered at the Kenneth Copeland conference.A reader has sent this information from the Bath Chronicle.  Although the article doesn't name the victim, the reader--who lives in the local area--confirms that this is … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Bishop Tony Palmer, Pope Francis’ Friend, Dies in Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED

R.I.P.  Bishop Tony Palmer Died July 20, 2014 =Tony Palmer, the charismatic young preacher who enjoyed a friendship with Pope Francis, has apparently died in a motorcycle accident.Not a Catholic, Palmer was bishop in the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, a group that is inspired by the "middle way" of classical Anglicanism and considers itself part of the Convergence Movement.News is spotty at this point; but according to Archbishop Charles Hill, presiding prelate at … [Read more...]

Bishop Rozanski Named to Lead Springfield Diocese

More changes emanating from Rome!Today Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, auxiliary bishop in Baltimore, was named by Pope Francis as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts.  Bishop Rozanski, 55, will replace Bishop Timothy McDonnell, who is retiring at the age of 76.  The announcement was made today in Washington DC by Archbishop Carlo Vigano, apostolic nuncio to the United States.The Diocese of Springfield has a strong Polish contingent who will certainly appreciate B … [Read more...]