“Over many decades, the Church of England failed to protect children and young people from sexual abusers, instead facilitating a culture where perpetrators could hide and victims faced barriers to disclosure that many could not overcome,” Professor Alexis Jay, chair of the inquiry, said.
“Bishop Love has violated Canon IV.4.1(c) in that his November 10,  Pastoral Directive violated the Discipline of the Church, as Resolution B012 was properly constituted and passed as an authorized revision to the BCP as expressly provided for in Constitution Article X, thus requiring that all Bishop Diocesans permit their clergy the option to utilize such rites.”
“It is start … just to be out playing was something we did not think would be possible this summer,” Episcopal coach Travis Bourgeois said. “It keeps them engaged in classes and everything else. It gives them hope.”
What do bars, dance clubs, funerals, weddings, church, choir practice, meat packing plants have in common? What can we learn from this? Dispersion may be frustrating but it is good news. We can use a scalpel instead of bludgeon and limit collateral damage. – Amy Cho, MD commenting on Zeynep Tufekci
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo planned to sit down with Pope Francis during a visit to the Vatican. But the Catholic leader refused the photo ops and handshakes with America’s top diplomat out of one major concern: That he’d be a pawn in Trump’s reelection efforts.
You can register today for this class, which opens on October 12, and will remain free to students across the world through October 26. You can take this course at your own pace, at whatever time suits you. It should take less than an hour to complete, and students will have an opportunity to ask the instructor questions.
In private, many of Trump’s comments about religion are marked by cynicism and contempt, according to people who have worked for him. Former aides told me they’ve heard Trump ridicule conservative religious leaders, dismiss various faith groups with cartoonish stereotypes, and deride certain rites and doctrines held sacred by many of the Americans who constitute his base.
A fundraiser on the Christian fundraising platform GiveSendGo said it’s received $517,804 in donations toward his defense, surpassing the stated goal of $500,000.