Day: July 6, 2016

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 …

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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 …

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