Day: January 20, 2016

EPA reaches out to religious groups to combat food waste, environmental damage

EPA reaches out to religious groups to combat food waste, environmental damage

National Public Radio reported on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new program, Food Steward’s Pledge, which is reaching out to unlikely allies – religious groups – to reduce food waste. The alliance is inspired by a number of faith-connected reasons, but in particular care for the hungry (48 million U.S. citizens alone) and stewardship of the […]

Washington National Cathedral opens its space for Seeing Deeper

Washington National Cathedral opens its space for Seeing Deeper

In early February, the National Cathedral has planned Seeing Deeper, five days of events intended for visitors to experience the cathedral’s space in a new way: By removing thousands of chairs, the Cathedral looks a lot like it would have during medieval times. The openness and grandeur of the empty nave allows visitors to find […]

Downton Abbey: The vicar makes an appearance

Downton Abbey: The vicar makes an appearance

It has already been noted that religion is almost nonexistent in the well-loved PBS series Downton Abbey (now in its final season). With the long-awaited nuptials of Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes, the question arises again of the invisible vicar, who appears only at weddings. The Toast begins with that observation, but moves on to […]