Day: December 4, 2015

Nippon Sei Ko Kai calls on Japanese government to end racial discrimination

Nippon Sei Ko Kai calls on Japanese government to end racial discrimination

Representatives from 20 Japanese churches, including the Nippon Sei Ko Kai have called on the Japanese government to “eliminate racial discrimination” in the country, come to terms with it’s colonial past, and to introduce laws to “outlaw hate speech and other forms of discrimination.”

Girl chorister to be “bishop for a day”

Girl chorister to be “bishop for a day”

This coming Sunday, on the feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, will hand off the mitre and crozier to a 12 year old member of the choir, following a tradition that dates back to the middle ages. For the first time in cathedral’s long history, that Chorister Bishop will be a girl.