Day: January 12, 2015

Presiding Bishop and other Episcopal bishops support President Obama’s immigration executive action

In a show of support for a legal path to immigration, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and one hundred Episcopal Bishops have issued a joint statement in favor of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The action is less binding than the order that some pundits thought the President would enact. Instead of a set …

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New website: Mission Centered Episcopalians Networking for Ministry

A new site has launched, Mission Centered, which attempts to network between different ministries in The Episcopal Church. The sites inspiring stories, resources, and provides forums and other communications channels for Episcopalians to network and discuss mission work with each other. Press release from the Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs: The mission and ministry focus …

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Photo of candles and a "Je Suis Charlie" banner arrange as a memorial

Updated: Reactions to Charlie Hebdo and the terrorist attack

Brother Karekin M Yarian, BSG, an Episcopal friar in San Francisco, has written a Facebook post on his complex feelings about Charlie Hebdo and the public response to the terrorist attacks in France.

His Facebook blog, written under the name PunkMonk, expresses sympathy for the victims of these attacks, but simultaneously explains why he can’t identify with the solidarity message of “Je suis Charlie”.