The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, a non-profit research center that conducts social scientific studies about the Roman Catholic Church, dives deeply into information recently released in the Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae (ASE) and The Official Catholic Directory (OCD). Blogger Mark Gray says his bedside manner compels him to start with the good news:
Day: July 10, 2014
In a thoughtful, moving essay for The Atlantic, Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig wonders if religious traditions still provide an adequate road map for grieving.
Two young Episcopalians work among refugees who find support at The Episcopal Church’s St. Paul’s Within the Walls in Rome.
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies sent the follow letter yesterday through the General Convention office to all deputies and bishops.
Our Office of Government Relations is submitting detailed testimony to a United States Senate hearing today, as that chamber prepares to consider a budget request from the President. You may read that testimony here, and I encourage you to share it with your own Representative and Senators here.
Andrew Brown of the Guardian writes: The archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is preparing to drive through legislation to allow women bishops even if it is rejected by the church’s governing body, the General Synod.
Deuteronomy 3:18-28 Romans 9:19-33 Matthew 24:1-14 I don’t have much to say about any of