Day: March 24, 2011


Does church make you fat? Should government base its obesity fight in the church? Is obesity a sign from God to shape up?

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Elderly former Episcopal priest sentenced

The clergyperson who found out about what Johnson had done and worked to bring it to light says it’s important that Johnson has been brought to justice and he praises the victims for their courage in coming forward. He says they did what they needed to do.

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Marking the death of Romero

Thirty-one years ago today Oscar Romero was assassinated. Obama’s visit to the archbishop’s tomb has drawn added attention to that anniversary.

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The Episcopal Church of … Canada?

Is it time for a name change from The Anglican Church of Canada? After all, we changed it once before, in 1955, from The Church of England in Canada to The Anglican Church of Canada. This was done to recognize and proclaim our existence and autonomy as something other than a colonial religious outpost. However appropriate the use of the word “Anglican” was at that time …

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A Litany of Confession

From lack of reverence for truth and beauty;

from a calculating or sentimental mind;

from going along with mean and ugly things; O God, deliver us.

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Servants of the word

It is very easy to be servants of the word without disturbing the world: a very spiritualized word, a word without any commitment to history, a word that can sound in any part of the world because it belongs to no part of the world. A word like that creates no problems, starts no conflicts.

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