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unblushing brides

By Diogenes (bio - articles ) | Jan 03, 2011

The dean of the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was married on January 1, in a ceremony held at St. Paul’s cathedral in Boston and witnessed by Bishop M. Thomas Shaw of the Episcopal diocese of Massachusetts. 

The dean’s spouse is a woman. That would be remarkable, given the current state of affairs in the Episcopal Church in Massachusetts, except for one thing: The dean is a woman, too.

Party A to the happy union (or perhaps she was Party B; you can’t tell the players without a scorecard) was Very Rev. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, whose name should be familiar to loyal readers. Party B was also a member of the Episcopal clergy. Mally Lloyd is listed as a “Canon to the Ordinary.” That sounds just about right.  


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  • Posted by: a son of Mary - Jan. 12, 2011 3:37 AM ET USA

    God bless our Episcopalian brothers and sisters. They must be suffering. Please come home, we have a place for you.

  • Posted by: AgnesDay - Jan. 04, 2011 11:29 AM ET USA

    Are there any Episcopalians left who are not scandalized by this?

  • Posted by: - Jan. 04, 2011 8:32 AM ET USA

    Man the lifeboats! Get ready for a new wave of swimmers across the Tiber...

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