Day: October 17, 2012

TEC moves against Diocese of S.C. & Bishop Mark Lawrence

Having reviewed complaints from twelve adult communicants in good standing resident in the Diocese of South Carolina and two priests canonically resident in that Diocese, the Disciplinary Board for Bishops, by majority vote of all of its members, certifies to you under Canon IV.16(A) that the Right Reverend Mark J. Lawrence, Bishop of South Carolina, has abandoned The Episcopal Church by an open renunciation of the Discipline of the Church.

Political rhetoric fails to reflect true value of work

We heard a lot of talk from both presidential candidates last night about the need for jobs in America, but throughout the campaign, neither Obama nor Romney has focused on the concept of truly valuable work, according to Hugh Whelchel, executive director of the Institute of Faith, Work & Economics. He blogs for the Washington […]

Judge rules couple can’t change last name to ‘ChristIsKing’

A Staten Island Judge, citing separation of church and state, ruled yesterday that a couple cannot change their last name to “ChristIsKing.” The same judge denied a request six years by the same couple to change their son’s name to “JesusIsLord.” The couple, Michael and Angela Nwadiuko, subsequently went to Virginia where a judge ruled […]

Looking back

Readings for the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, October 17: Proverbs 22:1–6 1 Corinthians 10:31–11:1 Luke 9:57–62 Psalm 34:1–8 Luke 9:57–62: As they were going along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have […]