Day: December 2, 2015

Bishop of San Diego responds to San Bernardino shootings

Bishop of San Diego responds to San Bernardino shootings

From the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego: Keep Watch, Dear Lord As we learn about the violence in San Bernardino, our first response is to go down on our knees and pray for those who have been killed or wounded. We pray for families and communities that are broken and scarred by senseless violence once […]

Oxford’s suggestions for a manly Christmas don’t go over well

Oxford’s suggestions for a manly Christmas don’t go over well

Yesterday, the Diocese of Oxford in the Church of England (#nottheonion) posted a list entitled “Ten Tips for a Man-Friendly Christmas Eve Service,” bylined the Reverend Paul Eddy, who attempts to address the problem of male attendance at worship – “less than 30 per cent of the adult attendance in a typical Anglican congregation,” except […]

Climate conference team, December 3 webinar announced

Climate conference team, December 3 webinar announced

The Episcopal Church Public Affairs Office has issued the following release: Share in prayer with climate conference team; December 3 webinar examines climate change An eight-member diverse delegation will represent Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry and Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society at the critically important international 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as […]

The Pope: Fundamentalism is a disease in all religions

The Pope: Fundamentalism is a disease in all religions

In a press conference on Monday, Pope Francis called fundamentalism a disease that exists in all religions. In the Catholic Church we have some – many – who believe they possess the absolute truth and they go on sullying others through slander and defamation and this is wrong. I say this because it is my […]