We lament yet another shooting of an unarmed Black man, Jacob Blake, by law enforcement. One such shooting is one too many, and yet in our nation the numbers of such shootings continue. We join those who call for a complete and impartial investigation of this travesty. – The Rt. Rev. Steven A. Miller, bishop of the Diocese of Milwaukee
The pastors I spoke with just felt like they couldn’t do enough to counter the false messages that some of their church members were receiving through the Internet.
In an interview with NCR, Wallis said the decision to unpublish the article was the most agonizing in the nearly 50-year history of the publication and was made in an effort to prevent a break-up of the Circle of Protection, which he describes as “our broadly ecumenical coalition over ten years….”
Budde was outspoken in her criticism of Trump for staging the June 1 visit to the historic St. John’s Church across from the White House, where he held up a Bible after authorities had cleared the area of people protesting peacefully against racial injustice. “He took the symbols sacred to our tradition and stood in front of a house of prayer in full expectation that would be a celebratory moment.”
Head of School Dr. Carrie Steakley said a quarter of the Upper School students at Episcopal School of Baton Rouge were asked to quarantine after “multiple off-campus social events last weekend.”
The August 12th letter from Bishop Eaton is on Saint Andrew’s Residence letterhead with no reference to the Diocese of Southeast Florida. The letter addresses the displacement and not other issues brought up by residents such as mold and frequent inoperable elevators.
In the midst of the Covid pandemic, Episcopal High School in Houston has scheduled an 8-game regular season for its football program. The Chairman of the Trustees of the school is the Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, bishop of the Diocese of Texas.