Ecumenism: An Episcopalian for the Pope

When San Francisco-area Episcopalians chose the Right Rev. C. Kilmer Myers as Bishop of California last September, there was some hope that he might prove a little less of a headlinemaker than his resigning predecessor, James A. Pike. No such luck. Soon after he was elected bishop, Myers denounced the Episcopal Church for being guilty of "the heresy of racism." A fervent Viet Nam dove, Myers later attacked Francis Cardinal Spellman's statements supporting the war as "outrageous," and piously implored: "May God and Pope Paul forgive him." Last week Myers suggested that...

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