Day: October 22, 2012

Is President Obama a “pro-life hero”?

According to Dr. Jeffery Peipert, the study’s lead author, abortion rates can be expected to decline significantly—perhaps up to 75 percent—when contraceptives are made available to women free of charge.

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Being a pastor is bad for your health

Is there a way for pastors to be both physically and spiritually healthy? What would enable clergy to become physically healthier? What effect does physical health have on spiritual well-being, if any?

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Bishop Robinson plans an active retirement

“There has never been a time when I didn’t feel this was worth it,” he says. “When you are pursuing God’s dream for a just society, that is worth dying for … it’s a noble thing to pursue.”

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Who wants to help make sense of the South Carolina situation

The story unfolding in South Carolina seems much less significant to me today than it might have three or five years ago. I’m glad for that. Still, I can’t help noticing that when the church decides that it has had about all it can take from a bishop like Mark Lawrence, Lawrence and his predecessors somehow always get the upper hand in the media.

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New survey examines role of religion in upcoming election

On the question of the public engagement of the church, the survey found important divisions between Catholics who prefer a “social justice” emphasis that focuses on helping the poor and Catholics who prefer a “right to life” emphasis that focuses on issues like abortion.

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How shall we talk together?

by Ben Varnum Recently, I’ve been seeing a number of comments on Episcopal Café posts that express frustration with how people are writing or commenting.

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Remember me

Psalm 25: 6 “Remember not the sins of my youth and my transgressions; remember me according to your love and for the sake of your

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