Day: May 7, 2015

Tim Wise on “violence” and anti-racism efforts: “they do not know it and they do not want to know it”

For many decades now, throughout most dioceses and many institutions of the Episcopal Church, anti-racism efforts have been an important part of Episcopalians striving to fulfill our Baptismal Covenant promise to “respect the dignity of every human being.” In February, the Episcopal Café covered the most recent work of The Executive Council Committee on Anti-racism (ECCAR) …

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Bishop Brewer to meet with McCaffreys about postponed Florida baptism

The Orlando Sentinel reports that Bishop Greg Brewer of the Diocese of Central Florida will meet Thursday evening (May 7) with Rich and Eric McCaffrey, the gay couple whose son Jack’s baptism was scheduled and then postponed because of congregation members’ objections: Brewer said there is some disagreement between [cathedral Dean Anthony] Clark and the …

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