Day: November 17, 2013

Episcopalians vote on fossil fuel company divestment

Many diocesan conventions have met over the last few weeks. One issue that has come up in many is divestment from oil company stocks. The Diocese of Southern Ohio voted against divestment, The Diocese of Oregon amended the original language of divestment to study the issues involved and Olympia (Western Washington) voted to divest. The

On being a slacker

Psalm 66, 67 (Morning) Psalm 19, 46 (Evening) 1 Maccabees. 2:29-43,49-50 Acts 28:14b-23 Luke 16:1-13 Our Gospel reading today, also known as “The parable of the dishonest manager,” is one that often leaves us scratching our heads. “Did I just hear that right? Did Jesus praise that old slacker? He just cheated his own boss …

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Durham lights up

About 200,000 people are expected to visit Durham city centre to see the return of Lumiere Festival, Durham County Council says. One of the main attractions sees Durham Cathedral, UK, turned into a canvas for a projected light show about the Lindisfarne Gospels.