Day: December 20, 2013

Utah same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

UPDATE 2: The Rev Lee Shaw reflects on officiating at a wedding for 2 friends tonight. See also photo. UPDATE: Press release from the Rt Rev. Scott Hayashi, Bishop of the Diocese of Utah STATEMENT BY THE RIGHT REVEREND SCOTT B. HAYASHI, EPISCOPAL BISHOP OF UTAH, ON THE RULING STRIKING DOWN UTAH’S AMENDMENT 3

Violence in South Sudan

As we begin to turn our attention towards a poor infant born homeless in a manger, the situation in newly-formed South Sudan has taken a turn for the worse. Reports are sketchy as to what, exactly, is going on, but a few things are clear. Hundreds of people have been killed across the country, in …

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Ugandan parliament passes “anti-homosexuality” bill

Update: Here is the account of today’s proceedings on the website of the Ugandan Parliament. (11:10 a. m., EST) The Ugandan Parliament has passed a bill that imposes life imprisonment as punishment for some homosexual activity, according to reports in that country’s media, and U. S. sources who have spoken to Ugandan leaders.

Cleaning Our Glasses

Friday, December 20, 2013 — Week of Advent 3, Year Two [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 40, 54 (morning) // 51 (evening) Zechariah 7:8-8:8 Revelation 5:6-14 Matthew 25:14-30 My 13-month-old is currently obsessed with glasses. He …

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