Dr Agnes Abuom, from the Anglican Church of Kenya, has been elected as the first woman and the first African to serve as the moderator of the highest World Council of Churches governing body.
Day: November 8, 2013
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby preached at the most recent gathering of the Churches of the Porvoo Communion.
by Linda Ryan One of my boys went walkabout for a bit this morning. I had held the door open for just a few seconds too long and out he went, tail straight up with enthusiasm and racing away as if celebrating a release from jail. He hadn’t done this for a couple of years …
Colin Woodward, writing in Tufts Magazine, says that there’s never been “an America,” but rather eleven Americas—each a distinct nation–each viewing violence, as well as everything else, in its own way.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard a case about prayer at public governmental meetings. The Greece, N.Y. case, the first major church-state dispute to go before the Supreme Court in nearly a decade, could be a vehicle to test the current justices’ views on whether practices seen as an official “endorsement” of a religion can give rise to a valid legal claim.
Richard Burridge, Dean of King’s College London and author of the acclaimed “What Are the Gospels?” Pope Francis awarded him the prize on October 26 in Rome.
Friday, November 8, 2013 — Week of Proper 26, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 69:1-23(24-30)31-38 (morning) // 73 (evening) Ezra 7:27-28; 8:21-36 Revelation 15:1-8 Matthew 14:13-21 As many readers of the gospels know, Jesus …