Occupy LSX was refused permission to appeal against a High Court decision to allow eviction at the Court of Appeal last week. The camp, which has received international support, has been in place since 15 October 2011.
Day: February 27, 2012
Okay, this is bad, but not as bad as the time a Supreme Court reporter I was playing against made me do Webster v. Reproductive Health Services of the state of Missouri.
More than 46 million Americans — one in seven of us — gets help from the federal government to feed ourselves and our families. If you’re surprised at how many Americans receive help in buying food, you may be even more surprised who they are. As it turns out, millions of Americans with jobs also need the help.
let Your compassion be my only shield…
Last night I asked on Twitter whether anyone was working on the essay about the theological significance of the red carpet coverage of the Academy Award for today’s Cafe. As of this afternoon, no one, to my knowledge, has come forward. So consider this an open thread on the faith and values angles of last …
Have we focused upon church as a place to get fed – where possible with a wide variety of gourmet food? Hours are spent preparing the Sunday feast – a well crafted sermon, creative and well produced worship, beautiful prayers. And then the food critics kick in and argue about sermon styles, song choices or the professionalism of the event. Is this a healthy diet?
The Rt. Rev. Robinson Cavalcanti, bishop of the breakaway Diocese of Recife, and his wife Miriam have been murdered, according to media reports from Brazil. Police suspect the couple’s son Eduardo, whom they said attempted suicide after the murders.
Today we begin the Joseph saga in Genesis. We also start Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth, and we open the first gospel, the Gospel of Mark.
What happened to your “religious participation”–however you might define that term–during your college years? What do those of you in college or in campus ministry find happening either within yourselves, or in the lives of those around you?
What I have noticed lately is a movement to what I call “home churching.” Parents who want their children to have faith and moral guidance and meaning for life, are teaching their children at home rather than sending them to Sunday school or taking them to church services.