Lambeth Palace is not pleased with the unusual “Sunday Service” delivered by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, in a column in The Sun on Sunday
Day: February 29, 2012
Using modern technology and ancient evidence, they attempt to explain how a 19-year-old managed to overcome many hardships and obstacles to become a legendary saint.
Bishop Jean Paul Solo tells us that the situation is increasingly desperate, many have no place to stay and schools and church buildings are badly affected. There is no provision of basics such as drinking water or electricity. There is also fear about the possible outbreak of waterborne diseases.
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“People are sympathetic to the bishops when they are trying to protect religious institutions, but when they push their public policy agenda, whether it be against gay marriage or for immigration reform, they are treated as just another voice in the public square,”
[Williams] observes that there has been a more recent trend to develop Human Rights as a purely universal legal code around the entitlements claimed by individuals and in this lecture he offers an alternative approach that takes into account the cultural and the community aspects of human interaction – which is an integral part of religious belief
February 29 is an extra day in the calendar that comes around once every four years to fix the problem of 365 days not being quite enough. People born on this day can celebrate their birthday today! In paraphrase of
Teaching and healing. Word and sacrament. Religious/political discourse and hands-on service to the needs of others. Walking the talk.
The idea that every single thing going on around me, matters, was a new concept. I’ve always felt so much of what I did in my life didn’t matter much at all. Who cares what I ate for breakfast? What does it matter to you if I get five hours of sleep or seven?