Jim Naughton is the former canon for communications and advancement for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington and the founder of the Web site Episcopal Café, which he edited from 2007-14.

A veteran journalist, he has worked for The New York TimesThe New York Daily News, and The Washington Post. His free-lance writing has appeared in publications and Web sites as disparate as Slate, ESPN the Magazine and the Guardian. He examined the financial aspects of recent controversies in the Episcopal Church in his article: “Following the Money: Donors and Activists on the Anglican Right.”

Jim has written three books, including “My Brother Stealing Second,” a novel for young adults, and a profile of a Catholic parish at odds with the Vatican.

He holds a B.A. in Journalism and American Studies and an M.A. in American history from Syracuse University.