Day: November 2, 2014

Cardinal Burke: church under Pope Francis is a “ship without a rudder”

For Cardinal Raymond Burke, the Roman Catholic Church under Pope Francis is like a “ship without a rudder:” “I have all the respect for the Petrine ministry and I do not want to seem like I am speaking out against the pope,” he said in the interview. “I would like to be a master of […]

Southern Baptists and identity crisis

According to Sharon Groves, Director of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Religion and Faith Program, the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission in Nashville showed small signs of greater understanding for the LGBT community. And, for Groves, the ERLC Commission also suggests an identity crisis in the Southern Baptist Conference:

The Trail of Souls

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the abolition of chattel slavery in Maryland, members of the Diocese of Maryland went on a pilgrimage yesterday for a day of repentance and reconciliation. Along with Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori, Bishop Eugene Sutton, Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook, and Bishop Mariann Budde took part in remembering the impact […]

Even at the grave: Alleluia

Psalm 24, 29 (Morning) Psalm 8, 84 (Evening) Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 36:1-17 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13 Trinity Episcopal Church and a postulant to the priesthood in the Kirkepiscatoid. “Domenico Fetti 001” by Domenico Fetti – The Yorck Project: . Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons