Day: January 13, 2009

Targeting gun dealers

“We . . . cannot stand by while towns and cities suffer senseless violence,” said Bishop Allen Bartlett, assisting bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.

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Horror in Zimbabwe

Bishop Desmond Tutu calls for the world to take action against the regime of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and the Nobel Prize-winner has signed the preface to a harrowing new report from Physicians for Human Rights on the man-made situation that may, if ignored, match Rwanda.

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2008 reviewed by Presiding Bishop

The year 2008, it seemed, was crammed more-than-usually with momentous events for the Episcopal Church. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori discusses the events of the year and issues for the future in an interview with Solange de Santis, Editor of Episcopal Life.

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All Saints, Pasadena rector on Oprah, encore visit

The Reverend J. Edwin Bacon, Jr., rector of All Saints Church, Pasadena will make an encore appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show today, Monday, January 12, to respond to the controversy around his statement in a January 8th segment on the Oprah Show that “being gay is a gift from God.”

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Strong man

As a father, I’m moved to want to protect my children – if that means running and hiding I’ll do it. I know many in Gaza are feeling this way these days. Just as in Israel, the Sudan, Myanmar, Mexico, and all the places where babies depend on their parents for nurture in a world run ragged by the cruel arms of oppression.

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An original thinker

St. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church. He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey. But there are other reasons for the comparative neglect into which he has fallen.

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