Day: November 7, 2011

Bede Parry confesses

“The psychological evaluation had determined that I had a proclivity to reoffend with minors. Abbot Polan would later share the information with Robert Stoeckig from the Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas, Episcopal Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori” and others.

Reforming the structures of the church

If you visit the Café often, you know that the Episcopal Church is giving some thought to revising its governing structures. Since this process began, I have been on the lookout for proposals made by people who aren’t riding the horse of reform down the path of “more power for me!”

The Lululemon murder and the “bystander effect”

In case after case, witnesses to crimes have frozen in place. Their gut may signal that something is wrong, but they do nothing. Maybe they do not act because no one around them is doing so. Maybe they assume that someone else will respond. Maybe they’re stopped by a concern for their own safety.