Day: May 8, 2015

Bishop Brewer & the McCaffreys issue separate updates on last night’s meeting about Baby Jack’s baptism

Bishop Brewer & the McCaffreys issue separate updates on last night’s meeting about Baby Jack’s baptism

Baby Jack, the child at the center of a storm of questions over his postponed baptism, will indeed be baptized at the Cathedral Church of St Luke.

“Anglican Communion Institute” on baptizing an infant of two dads

“Anglican Communion Institute” on baptizing an infant of two dads

ACI: What is the teaching of The Episcopal Church on this issue? If it is the same as that of the church throughout the centuries and of the overwhelming majority of Christians today, these parents in irregular relationships cannot give the appropriate assurance and the infant should not be baptized.

Carawan taught a generation to sing We Shall Overcome

Carawan taught a generation to sing We Shall Overcome

On an April night in 1960, Guy Carawan stood before a group of black students in Raleigh, N.C., and sang a little-known folk song. With that single stroke, he created an anthem that would echo into history, sung at the Selma-to-Montgomery marches of 1965, in apartheid-era South Africa, in international demonstrations in support of the Tiananmen Square protesters, at the dismantled Berlin Wall and beyond.