From the Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs: As approved by the Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (EJLC) of the Executive Council and as part of its economic justice portfolio, The Episcopal Church recently purchased a three-year certificate of deposit for $500,000 in the Bank of Palestine.
Day: March 21, 2013
Imagine being a young troublemaker sitting in an Italian jail cell on Maundy Thursday, pondering all the ways the world owes you, when the pope stops by to wash and kiss your feet. The Daily Mail reports:
In his first sermon as spiritual leader of the 77 million-strong Anglican global communion, the Most Rev. Justin Welby said he sees “every possible reason for optimism about the future of Christian faith in our world and in this country.” Welby was enthroned today as Archbishop of Canterbury. BBC News reports on today’s service, held […]
In a BBC video interview in advance of his inauguration as Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Justin Welby discusses his evolving views on same-sex relationships.
The Anglican Communion office has issued this prayer for Anglicans and Episcopalians to say for Justin Welby, being installed today as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury:
John 10:19-42 When I was in graduate school studying to be a psychotherapist, I took a field placement in a group home working with mentally ill adolescents. One resident was a hyperactive brain disordered Hispanic boy named Enriqué. In a different time or culture, Enriqué might have been the King’s Fool, or the holy clown […]
by Richard Groves “Iona of my heart, Iona my love. Instead of monks’ voices, there shall be lowing of cattle. But ‘ere the world comes to an end, Iona shall be as it was.” I have been back at work for about a month now after returning from a three month sabbatical. So many good […]