Bishops advocate for Jerusalem bishop denied a residency permit

From Episcopal News Service –

Bishop of Jerusalem, the Rt. Rev. Suheil Dawani

Following the March 25 – 30 meeting of the House of Bishops, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and the house have written letters requesting support for Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani, who has been denied the customary residency permit allowing him to live in Jerusalem.

Jefferts Schori’s letter is addressed to the Episcopal Church; the letter from the House of Bishops is written to Israel’s ambassadors serving in nations where the Episcopal Church has dioceses or presence.

Read the entire article and both letters.

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