Day: July 6, 2016

Alton Sterling: A response to his shooting by the Bishop of Louisiana

Alton Sterling: A response to his shooting by the Bishop of Louisiana

The Right Reverend Morris K. Thompson, Jr., has responded with a statement to the Baton Rouge shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, killed by two police officers outside a convenience store. The statement, in full: Dear Sisters and Brothers, As I turned on the television yesterday evening, my heart sank as I listened to the story […]

Episcopalian in space? Astronaut Kate Rubins will be tonight

Episcopalian in space? Astronaut Kate Rubins will be tonight

The Napa Valley Register reports that Kate Rubins, 30 years old, a graduate of Stanford, a microbiologist and recent research fellow at MIT, has reported for astronaut training at NASA: Two years from now, Rubins could join NASA’s astronaut corps as a mission specialist, making her eligible for flights to the International Space Station, the […]

Garrison Keillor’s radio religion touched on the liturgical, the philosophical and the political

Garrison Keillor’s radio religion touched on the liturgical, the philosophical and the political

The news from Lake Wobegon has ended, as Garrison Keillor aired the final episode of “A Prairie Home Companion” after 42 seasons. From The New York Times: The segment of the show that promised a bit of stronger emotional drama was Mr. Keillor’s final monologue, his concluding “News from Lake Wobegon.” And it delivered, in […]