Justice may finally catch up with the men who perpetrated two of the most infamous crimes of El Salvador’s civil war, the massacre at El Mozote in 1981 and the murder of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter at the University of Central America in 1989.
Day: October 15, 2013
This article from Salon is partisan to be sure, but it asks an important question: why aren’t poverty or income inequality part of the agenda of conservative Christians in the United States? Elizabeth Stoker and Matt Bruenig write:
While the idea of God may be intuitively plausible — just as there are no atheists in foxholes, there are atheists who have prayed for parking spots — belief can be brittle. Indeed, churches that rely on a relatively impersonal God (like mainstream Protestant denominations) have seen their congregations dwindle over the last 50 years.
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies have offered opening remarks at the meeting of the church’s Executive Council, which is meeting today through Thursday in Chicago at the headquarters of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Writing in The Church Times, Linda Woodhead reports that on issues of personal and public morality, members of the Church of England are not in synch with church leaders.
the Rev. David Sellery serves as an Episcopal priest that seeks to proclaim the good news of God in Christ in worship, pastoral care, education, stewardship, and congregational growth.
by Kathy Staudt I have been reading with interest about the new movement among atheists to found churches. (poetproph. She works as a teacher, poet, spiritual director and retreat leader in the Washington DC area and is the author of two books of poetry: “Annunciations, Poems out of Scripture” and “Waving Back:Poems of mothering life”, …