When Barbara Blaine was 13 years of age, she reports that she was sexually molested by a Roman Catholic priest. She identified the priest who she says molested her. And although there have been 30 years of accusations against him, he has never had to face the criminal justice system for those accusations because he is protected by the statute of limitations in the law. Barbara went on to found the group SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests and she has been involved with SNAP’s leadership for the past 29 years.
Day: February 4, 2017
On 30 JAN the Public Religion Research Institute released a survey about folks in the US and sports that delivers information from just about every angle that the subject could be examined. Men vs women. Young adults vs older adults. Sports popularity among members of different races. Female coaches of men’s sports vs male coaches. Female sports reporters vs male reporters. Athletes & their extracurricular activities. Youth sports & participation trophies. Plus a lot more!
The Presiding Bishop, the Most Revd Michael Curry, is in Pittsburgh PA attending the Episcopal Revival announced earlier for that city, The Presiding Bishop’s Pilgrimage for Reconciliation, Healing and Evangelism in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The revival is 3-5 FEB. There are two Eucharists which you can receive as live audio streams by visiting WMCK.FM, with your internet browser.
The question of bearing burdens for another and carrying my own load doesn’t seem so separate that I can’t think of them together.