Day: March 25, 2015

Liberia at the one-year mark of the Ebola outbreak

Liberia at the one-year mark of the Ebola outbreak

One day after news outlets marked the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization’s announcing the Ebola outbreak in Africa, Liberia has confirmed its first new case of Ebola in more than two weeks, with concerns over how many may have been exposed. The New York Times reports: Worries have widened in recent days over […]

Climate Change Crisis forum video and keynote now accessible

Climate Change Crisis forum video and keynote now accessible

A press release from The Episcopal Church announces: [March 24, 2015] Now available here is the Climate Change Crisis, presented by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society on March 24. Addressing one of the most significant topics in today’s society, the 90-minute live webcast originated from Campbell Hall Episcopal School, North Hollywood, CA, in partnership […]

Alison White to be second female bishop in CoE

Alison White to be second female bishop in CoE

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu said: “This is a joyous day! I am delighted to be welcoming Alison as the next Bishop of Hull. Whilst she will be working with others across the Diocese of York encouraging faith in urban life, she will have particular responsibilities for the vibrant city of Hull and the glorious coastline and countryside of the East Riding.

The importance of Peeps

The importance of Peeps

Peeps are the marshmallow institutions of Easter. First made in 1953 by the Just Born company in Brooklyn, they’ve become, for better or for worse, a tradition at this time of year. According to the AARP (“11 Things You Didn’t Know About Peeps“), four out of five Peeps purchased are chicks, rather than bunnies, but […]