Via the Religion News Service‘s “The Slingshot”. CBS news is reporting on Dr Rick Sacra who returned to the US to recover from Ebola after contracting it while working as a volunteer doctor in Liberia last year. Dr Sacra, who has some lingering health issues since the illness, plans to return to west Africa later this week, and […]
Day: January 13, 2015
From the Guardian: After press magnate Rupert Murdoch tweeted his opinion that all Muslims should feel themselves responsible for the attacks on Charlie Hebdo, J.K Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, responded. Rowling went on to say, Although neither is American, their exchange may illustrate divisions in western opinion reported by the Public […]
In the past few days, a number of commentators have begun to wrestle with some of the questions raised by the sad case of Heather Cook and Thomas Palermo in Baltimore, Maryland. In today’s Speaking to the Soul, the Revd William Doubleday reflects on these questions through the lens of his experiences as hospital chaplain, pastor, […]
Via the Episcopal News Service: The World Council of Churches has issued a statement on the latest attacks in Nigeria, where the extremist group Boko Haram has massacred up to 2,000 people in recent attacks, and where children as young as ten have been used to carry out bomb attacks: A mindset which deploys young […]
I am convinced that at this tragic time in the life of the Diocese of Maryland, and the Episcopal Church, we are called yet again to come out of the darkness and the silence which still surrounds alcohol and addictions.