From Religion News Service: Two leading clergymen — one Catholic, the other Anglican — condemned a British government billboard and stop-and-search campaign aimed at picking up illegal immigrants and deporting them.
Day: August 8, 2013
It’s a slow summer news day here at the Episcopal Cafe, so this story from USA Today about a couple of serpent handlers kind of jumped out at me:
Among people of faith, who wants to live the longest? Black Protestants and Hispanic Catholics are the most likely to say living to age 120 or more could be a good thing, according to a new Pew Research Center study. From Religion News Service:
Yes, it’s made of cardboard, but the cathedral that opened this week in Christchurch, New Zealand, is expected to last beyond the 50 years it will take to build a permanent stone replacement for the gothic structure that was destroyed in an earthquake in 2011. From Gizmodo:
I heard the ancient voice say, you are no stranger to me, for I knew you when you took your first breath. I knew you as a child, when you wobble walked across the floor, and finally ran for the sheer joy of knowing how to run. I saw you through your early fears and …
The Feast Day of St. Dominic, founder of the Order of Preachers And how are they to believe in one of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone to proclaim him? And how are they to proclaim him unless they are sent? As it is written, ‘How beautiful are …