Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says that the West is suffering for its loss of faith and unless we rediscover religion, our civilization is in peril
Day: June 14, 2013
A request from Ebrahim Rasooi, South African Ambassador to United States to the faith communities in the US asking for prayers for Nelson Mandela.
The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Rt Rev David Chillingworth answered questions at that church’s General Synod two weeks ago about whether or not the mortoria imposed on the Anglican Communion by the Primates a decade ago are still in effect.
In Newtown, Connecticut the work of faith communities and clergy continue to evolve six months after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
“The decision by the Supreme Court is about much more than litigation,” said the Rt. Rev. Shannon S. Johnston, bishop of Virginia. “This decision is an occasion for all those, on both sides, to focus fully on positive ministries ahead.”
Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis have met for the first time today in Rome. Both affirmed the bonds of “friendship” and “love” between the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.
The prophets insisted upon justice — honesty in all things; equality and dignity for people; special compassion for the poor, the widow, and the alien. The prophets insisted upon holiness — humble obedience to God and God’s ways, right relationships among people, integrity of character. The prophets insisted upon generosity — fair distribution of property and wealth, humility from the powerful, compassion from all.