Dave Walker, cartoonist at Church Times (CoE) asks, “Am I too kind to the church?”
Day: July 5, 2011
Netball, which is similar to basketball, is a popular sport in Malawi. It’s played primarily by girls, and they picked up Carter’s lessons faster than boys, he said. Carter, who plans to play pro ball overseas, said he left with a determination to “re-prioritize my life” and not let any opportunity go to waste.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has had the opportunity to speak with the Archbishop of Kenya about the situation: the good faith and fraternal good intentions of our Kenyan colleagues are not at all in question, but it seems that there were misunderstandings of the precise requirements of English Canon Law and good practice as regards the recommendation of candidates for ordination and deployment in mission.
Residential schools were used to force assimilation by removing aboriginal children from their bonds with their families, cultures, and languages. As well, countless stories of physical, sexual, emotional, and mental abuse have been shared, and many of the effects of this abuse can be felt in aboriginal communities today.
Here on my patio
This July morning
After drenching, cleansing
Storms in the night,
I rest amid birdsong,
Surrounded in green
“Now it was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary, the mother of James, and the other women with them who told this to the apostles. But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.” Luke 23:56b – 24:11 (NRSV) Arbiters of the Word cannot hear the tales of the spice girls …