Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said earlier this week that Executive Council members “can’t always take General Convention decisions literally.” Asked about this at a press conference today, she offered some clarification. From Episcopal News Service:
Day: October 18, 2012
A federal appeals court in New York became the second in the nation today to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that denying federal benefits to married same-sex couples is unconstitutional. CNN reports:
Sad news for hundreds of children in New York City. Trinity Wall Street has cancelled its annual Halloween fright fest because church officials fear that Occupy Wall Street protesters threaten to disrupt the event.The New York Daily News reported this week:
It’s not every day we find items to post here from ESPN.com, but this inspirational story from Rick Reilly caught our attention: They played the oddest game in high school football history last month down in Grapevine, Texas.
Feast Day of St. Luke “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s …
The things we once coveted are no longer of even passing interest. The things that humiliated and embarrassed us become so covered in weeds that we’ll never see them again unless we look for them and unearth them.