Day: March 18, 2015

San Francisco Catholic cathedral’s method of deterring homeless brought to light

San Francisco Catholic cathedral’s method of deterring homeless brought to light

KCBS in San Francisco reports: KCBS has learned that Saint Mary’s Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, has installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the cathedral’s doorways. The cathedral, at Geary and Gough, is the home church of the Archbishop. There are four tall side doors, […]

TEC Climate Change Crisis discussion March 24 kicks off 30 Days of Action

TEC Climate Change Crisis discussion March 24 kicks off 30 Days of Action

Announced today in a release from The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs: [March 18, 2015] The Climate Change Crisis, presented by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society on March 24, will address one of the most significant topics in today’s society. The 90-minute live webcast will originate from Campbell Hall Episcopal School, North Hollywood, […]

Of science and religion, scientists and evangelicals

Of science and religion, scientists and evangelicals

Last year, her research showed that more than 75 percent of American scientists are religious. On March 13 of this year, she presented a new study to the American Association for the Advancement of Science: Elaine Howard Ecklund, director of Rice University’s Religion and Public Life Program, said 70 percent of self-identified evangelicals “do not view […]

The time that is left: Facing death at 37

The time that is left: Facing death at 37

Thirty-seven-year-old neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi died on March 9 of lung cancer. In the approximately two years since his diagnosis, he continued to practice, to teach at Stanford and to write about how his lives as doctor and as patient intersected (Kalanithi had bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English literature and earlier in his life planned […]