From the Episcopal Church in South Carolina: The Right Reverend Charles G. vonRosenberg, Bishop of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, has written letters to clergy members in the diocese, asking them to make clear whether they wish to remain with The Episcopal Church or depart and give up their ministry in the Church.
Day: April 11, 2013
The heroic and saintly actions of Emil Kapaun, a Catholic priest from rural Kansas, during the Korean War were truly remarkable. Today, President Obama presented the Medal of Honor to members of his family. The Wichita Eagle reports:
Rocker Patti Smith met Pope Francis yesterday, and “liked him a lot.” She’s not Catholic. She doesn’t even go to church. This guy seems to be cultivating the kind of hands-across-the-water appeal that draws throngs of non-Buddhists to hear the Dalai Lamai whenever he’s in town. Jonathan Merritt at Religion News Service posits that Francis […]
A White House advisory council of religious leaders called this week for a global fund to battle human trafficking. Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, a member of the council, said such a fund “would encourage coordination and participation of philanthropists, governments and both religious and secular nonprofits to work toward abolishing modern slavery.” From […]
The lecture-style sermon, delivered every Sunday. File under “We’ve always done it that way.” But in the information age, has the sermon outlived its usefulness? David Murrow writes at patheos.com:
Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you will abide in the Son and in the Father. And this is what he has promised us, eternal life. – I John 2:24-25 As I watch sunset on a cold spring day the […]