Day: November 27, 2017

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams speaks out against gender based violence

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams speaks out against gender based violence

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has released a statement urging faith leaders to participate in the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. The 16 days began yesterday, International Women’s Day, and ends on December 10, Human Rights Day. It specifically focuses on the violence and silencing that women and girls face on […]

Archbishop of Canterbury wonders at Christian support of Trump

Archbishop of Canterbury wonders at Christian support of Trump

Yesterday on ITV’s “Peston on Sunday” program, the Most Rev. Justin Welby said that he couldn’t understand why any Christians backed President Donald Trump. “I really, genuinely, do not understand where that is coming from.” He also chastised the president for his “completely unacceptable” views on women. An exit poll after the election showed that 81% of ‘white, […]

Reflection on the hurt inherent in knowing the “porn priest”

Reflection on the hurt inherent in knowing the “porn priest”

Though the parishioners, former and current are hurt, the primary victims are, and always will be, the children who were sexually exploited and abused in the creation of this material. Creator, distributer, and viewer are all culpable— this material would not be created were there no audience.