Bishops United Against Gun Violence, an ad hoc group of almost 60 Episcopal bishops, released a briefing paper that “seeks to shed light on new findings indicating that the vast majority of Americans today, including gun owners, support universal background checks prior to all gun sales.”
Day: October 30, 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook has written an essay for the Bloomberg Business Week website. It includes this:
Vanessa Pizer, a program officer on Episcopal Relief and Development’s international development team, filed this report from yesterday’s conference sponsored by the Earth Institute’s National Center for Disaster Preparedeness at Columbia University on the Ebola crisis in West Africa and the perceived Ebola crisis in the United States. She writes:
As readers of the Cafe are no doubt aware, two of the Episcopal Church’s ten seminaries are beset by internal conflict. The faculty at both Episcopal Divinity School and the General Seminary have expressed significant disagreements and dissatisfaction with their deans.
Indeed, the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul from spirit, joints from marrow; it is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. – Hebrews 4:12 There are many times when, out of fear or stinginess, the desire to belong or some …