Archfather papa Rutherford's passion for going off the beaten path began during his time in Boy Scouts. Having already crossed the equator at the age of 2, the Archfather's Scouting experience included backcountry wilderness experience on foot and by canoe, survival training, cave exploration, and environmental conservation work. He is also an experienced horseman and high altitude mountaineer and has professional credentials as a cartographer and geospatial analyst. That experience laid the groundwork for subsequent field science and research that has taken place on three continents and in both urban areas and remote locations. Projects have included such themes as environment safety and conservation, land use, cross-cultural understanding, and investigation into the effects of high altitude and extreme environment on human behaviour and decision-making. In recognition of his work, the Arcfather was elected to membership in the famed Explorers Club in New York, and he was an active member for a decade. Papa Rutherford's field work has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals and presented at institutions of higher learning around the world. In 2018, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in London.

Above the Arctic Circle.

Sandstorm in Inner Mongolia from the Gobi Desert.

With famed mountaineer Lou Whittaker, first American to summit
Mt. Everest by the north face, at base camp Mt. Rainier
during the early 2000s.

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The Anglican Patriarchate (Anglican Rite Roman Catholic Church) is an ecclesiastical sovereignty by right of Rome with an independent government in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Additionally, we descend from the See of Utrecht, which was granted autonomy in 1145 by Pope Eugene III and confirmed in 1520 by Pope Leo X in the Bull Debitum Pastoralis, this right becoming known as the Leonine Privilege. As the sole successor of Pope Leo X and temporal successor of St. Peter the Apostle in Italy and Britain, the Patriarchate is fully Catholic and holds the same canonical authority as the Roman Communion (Vatican). The Patriarchate is the ecclesiastical successor to temporal Rome, the temporal patrimony of the Roman Empire claimed historically by right of the papacy. The succession passed to the Patriarchate after Benedict XVI by right of Rome and Florence, with the Archfather (Bishop of St. Stephen) with papal authority as temporal successor of St. Peter, and the Pope (Bishop of Rome) as spiritual successor of St. Peter and de facto sovereign of the Vatican City-State.