Day: February 24, 2014

Reaction to Uganda, Arizona

Reaction continues to pour in to the anti-LGTBQ law passed this morning in Uganda.   Secretary of State John Kerry has denounced the law on record, calling today a sad day for Uganda, and saying “Ultimately, the only answer is the repeal of this law.” The European Union has also denounced it, with several countries […]

Romans and Standing Your Ground

As the country continues to grapple with the fallout of the verdicts (and egregious lack thereof) in the Michael Dunn trial, Jim Wallis has voiced his opinion on Stand Your Ground laws in the Huffington Post.   Wallis states decisively that these laws are problematic and immoral, that they allow people to give sway to […]

President of Uganda signs the anti-LGTBQ legislation

As the US slept, the president of Uganda signed the pending anti-LGTBQ legislation into law. The law, which has been denounced by everyone from President Obama to former Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and which President Yoweri Museveni appeared to have been wavering on in the past few weeks, forbids the “promotion” and “recognition” of homosexuality. It […]

Yeah Yeah, I Know

Monday, February 24, 2014 – Week of 7 Epiphany, 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 106:1-18 (morning) // 106:19-28 (evening) Proverbs 3:11-20 1 John 3:18-4:6 John 11:17-29 Our day-to-day conversations are often so full of […]