Day: May 25, 2016

For better or for worse? CoE and Church of Scotland announce controversial agreement

For better or for worse? CoE and Church of Scotland announce controversial agreement

News outlets are announcing the decision between the Church of England and the Church of Scotland to agree to the Columba Declaration, expanding and solidifying the relationship between the two churches, and responses are mixed. Thinking Anglicans includes a good round-up of links and past coverage on its site. Archbishop Justin Welby participated in debate […]

Dylann Roof faces possible death penalty for South Carolina church shootings

Dylann Roof faces possible death penalty for South Carolina church shootings

The New York Times reports that the Justice Department is seeking the death penalty in the trial of Dylann Roof, who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.: “Following the department’s rigorous review process to thoroughly consider all relevant factual and legal issues, I have determined that the Justice Department […]