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Day: August 18, 2014
FORMA, always a wealth of information, has put forward resources that can be used to discuss issues like Ferguson with children and youth in your faith community. Written and compiled by Danielle Dowd, the diocesan youth missioner in the Diocese of Missouri (where Ferguson is located), she points out:
Yesterday, Ann Fontaine asked you what you heard from the pulpit. Preachers, what did you say? Here are some of the responses we received. The Very Rev. Mike Kinman, dean of the Episcopal Cathedral in St. Louis:
Bishop David Russell, a long-time fighter in the South African church’s struggle against apartheid and injustice, has died at the age of 75.
With the unending stream of horrifying images coming out of Ferguson this past week–the tear gas, the unrest, the arrests of reporters, and the curfews, you may have missed what happened there yesterday.