Day: April 4, 2016

Statement from PB Curry on the independent investigation conclusion

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry read a statement to the staff of the Episcopal Church Center at 2 pm EST today, concerning the investigation initiated on December 9, 2015, into potential violations of personnel policies. Two staff members have been terminated, and a third has been found innocent of violations or knowledge of said violations, but […]

Women walk out of church in Poland following Catholic bishops call for a total ban

Women walk out of church in Poland following Catholic bishops call for a total ban

Poland already has the most restrictive laws on abortion in the EU, allowing abortion only at the earliest stages, and if the woman’s life or health is endangered, if the pregnancy resulted from a criminal act, or if the fetus is seriously malformed. This new total ban would carry a five year jail sentence for seeking an abortion, […]

Man who shot up a mosque in Connecticut apologizes

Man who shot up a mosque in Connecticut apologizes

Writing for the Hartford Courant, Peter Marteka has an update on the man who shot at the exterior of the House of Peace mosque, in Meriden, last November. The shooter, Ted A. Hakey Jr., was drunk at the time, and regretted his actions enough to seek a meeting with the leaders of the mosque, where he […]