Day: December 9, 2014

“Amazing” Advent

The Anglican Communion News Service reports on the “amazing” response to the invitation to create an online Advent calendar of words and images. #AdventWord is an initiative developed with the ideas and support of the Anglican Communion Office, The Episcopal Diocese of Texas, the Office of Communication of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican/Episcopal monks …

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Feeding Britain: a report sponsored by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Charitable Trust

The Bishop of Truro has co-chaired an all-party parliamentary inquiry into hunger and poverty in Britain. Its report was released yesterday. In his introduction, the Rt Rev Tim Thornton writes, It has been extraordinary to hear and meet people who are giving sacrificially of their time, talents and energy to serve their fellow human beings. In meeting them, …

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With one breath

Picture credit St Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, Buffalo, NY The Episcopal News Service offers a round-up of episcopal and diocesan responses to the grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in Ferguson, MO and in New York over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, respectively. Some also referred to the death of Tamir …

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