The Right Reverend C. Andrew Doyle, Bishop of Texas, has released a statement in response to the death of Deputy Darren Goforth, who was shot at a gas station on Friday, August 28. Goforth’s funeral will take place this Friday at Second Baptist Church in Houston. Statement on Death of Deputy Darren Goforth and Gun […]
Day: September 2, 2015
A release from The Episcopal Church: Young Adult Pilgrimage to Ferguson, MO to focus on racial reconciliation and justice Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced a new initiative and partnership to encourage young adults to engage in racial reconciliation and justice at the important site of Ferguson, MO. Bishop […]
In a release from 10 Downing Street today: The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Christine Hardman BSc (Econ), M.Th, formerly Archdeacon of Lewisham and Greenwich and now Honorary Assistant Priest in the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie Southwark, for election as Bishop of Newcastle in succession […]
The 66th annual awards from the Religion Newswriters Association were announced in Philadelphia on August 29. Laurie Goodstein of The New York Times received the first-place award for excellence in religion reporting: “There are days when I feel despair about the news and the place of religion in it… This work is getting harder.” The […]
The idea that one could take a garment, or a person, wash them in blood, and have them come out clean says to me that these are people who have suffered and lost, who have been immersed in suffering, who have had pain stick to them like dried blood; and yet, they have come though the other side of suffering clean and dry, their robes made white, their pain relieved.