Episcopal News Service reports that Program, Budget and Finance Committee(PB&F) has begun the discussions of the draft 2013-2015 budget. The article cites a number of tensions facing the committee:
Day: February 2, 2012
Mitt Romney recent quote that he is “not concerned about the very poor” has already been used in all sorts of ways, sometimes unfairly. The actual quote in context was:
From The Guardian: Polish poet and Nobel laureate Wislawa Szymborska, whose beguilingly simple, playful poems spoke to the heart of everyday life, died yesterday aged 88.
President Obama did indeed speak at today’s 2012 National Prayer Breakfast (as he did in 2011). From this year’s CNN article:
(This is the text from the 2011 National Prayer Breakfast! While the look back still is relevant today, we’ll get the 2012 remarks momentarily. Sorry for the mistake.) Keeping with tradition (going back to President Eisenhower), President Obama attended the National Prayer Breakfast. CNN has his remarks posted, which featured a lighthearted moment particular to …
Thinking Anglicans brings together multiple reports that a group of clergy in the Diocese of London have signed a letter calling for the Church of England to reverse its ban on civil partnership ceremonies being held in churches.
The King James Bible is the subject of a National Geographic article by Adam Nicolson and picture gallery by Jim Richardson:
Truly, every flame has become a sign of his Holy Spirit, the Lord and life-giver, the one who spoke by the prophets.
Truly, the many lights–and there are many–now bear witness to the one true Light.
Truly, all truth, all goodness, and all beauty, wherever they are found, have their source and find their goal in Him.