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Bishop Edward Welles, Episcopal Leader, Dies
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TitleBishop Edward Welles, Episcopal Leader, Dies
AbstractUndated newspaper obituary for Episcopal Bishop Edward Welles, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri. The article appears to have been clipped from the Kansas City Star or Times. He was 83 at the time of death. "Bishop Welles was a prominent force in the area's religious scene from 1950 until his retirement in 1972." He was interested in ecumenical relations and developed a close relationship between the Episcopal and Catholic communities. He was an early proponent of women's ordination to the priesthood and ordained his daughter, Katrina Swanson.
SourceThe Kansas City Star [?]
LocationVertical File: Churches--Episcopal--Grace and Holy Trinity
SubjectClergy
Episcopal churches
Local SubjectWest Missouri Diocese
Welles, Edward R.
Ministers
Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID215107
CONTENTdm number30408
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