It’s been twenty years since the genocide in Rwanda that set Tutsi against Hutu and killed thousands. Since then, Rwanda has been working hard towards reconciliation, both on a personal and national level. One group in particular–Association Modeste et Innocente– has been giving classes about what reconciliation and restitution means. This work has been chronicled […]
Day: April 7, 2014
For a while now, the opinion writer Joe Nocera at the NY Times has been compiling daily accounts of gun violence in the US, in a blog entitled “Gun Report”. Each day, he lists, in a stark litany, the people reported killed or wounded through gun violence in America, as well as some brief background […]
In the final stage of the court case, the Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a case, brought by a New Mexico photography studio. The owners of the photography studio declined to photograph the wedding of a gay couple, thus violating New Mexico’s anti-discrimination laws. Thereupon, the owners of the photography studio […]
The priest from the Church of England who asked +Justin Welby the now-famous question on the call-in radio show, has written some reflections on the moment on her blog.
by Eric Bonetti Arson? In my church? Not likely. If you’re like most people, you dismiss arson as a remote possibility–something that never could happen at your parish. “It mainly happens in urban churches,” is heard all too often. Or, “We’ve never had an issue here.” The reality, however, is very different. Church arsons are […]
Monday, April 7, 2014 – Week of 5 Lent, 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 31 (morning) // 35 (evening) Exodus 4:10-20(21-26)27-31 1 Corinthians 14:1-19 Mark 9:30-41 I’m having a hard time imagining a bugle […]