Day: January 23, 2012

Helping Someone Suspicious

Jesus does good without recourse to the relative merit, or lack of merit, of the royal official. He did not reject the man because he was a servant of Herod Antipas, despite the cruel treatment to John.

A lesbian Episcopal priest visits her parents’ native India

As an out lesbian priest of the St Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery in New York, Winnie Varghese — a Keralite by descent, and American by birth — encountered many reactions on a visit to India, from both, English and Indian clergy. Looking the other way while a social injustice is being done isn’t up this queer activist-priest’s alley, though.