Day: June 14, 2012

Mayor’s ruling could block ministry of communion & danish

Ronnie Polaneczky of the Philadelphia Daily News has a poignant column today about Violet Little, a pastor who with other clergy provides holy communion and then coffee and pastry to the homeless (and others) on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Little fears that Mayor Michael Nutter’s ban on feeding the homeless could threaten this ministry, and …

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TEC among 37 faith groups to back anti-discrimination law

The Episcopal Church is one of 37 faith groups to sign a letter sent this week to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) urging passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (S.11). The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism coordinated and released the letter, supporting the measure to prohibit workplace discrimination on …

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