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Nigeria’s archbishop to ACNA: no such thing as “Gay Christian”

Nigeria’s archbishop to ACNA: no such thing as “Gay Christian”

“The deadly ‘virus’ of homosexuality has infiltrated ACNA. This is likened to a Yeast that should be urgently and radically expunged and excised lest it affects the whole dough.” – Archbishop Ndukuba, Anglican Church of Nigeria

Bishop: “We’re finally asking, ‘What is this congregation for?'”

Bishop: “We’re finally asking, ‘What is this congregation for?'”

In her work as Bishop of Indianapolis, the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows brings her expertise in architecture and historic preservation to bear. For her, the pandemic has forced questions shrinking congregations have long avoided. And that is a good thing.

National Cathedral invites preacher despite past anti-LGBTQ statements

National Cathedral invites preacher despite past anti-LGBTQ statements

Controversy arose after the National Cathedral on Wednesday announced the preacher for the main Sunday service on February 7th. Dean Randy Hollerith, the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, and the Rt. Rev. Maryann Edgar Budde defend the decision. Critics remain unconvinced.

The Rev. Pauli Murray documentary at Sundance

The Rev. Pauli Murray documentary at Sundance

Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to move from her seat, Murray and her good friend Adelene McBean were jailed for refusing to budge on a bus in Richmond, Va. Nearly 20 years before the lunch-counter sit-ins, Murray headed protests that desegregated restaurants in Washington, D.C. Five years before Ginsburg argued her gender equality case before the Supreme Court, Murray was leveraging the 14th Amendment on behalf of women.

Diocese of Central Pennsylvania partnership creates emergency housing

Diocese of Central Pennsylvania partnership creates emergency housing

A homeless shelter in Carlisle will use the former Episcopal Home owned by the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania for family emergency housing. Episcopal Home, a senior living facility, closed in September after 93 years of service.

Decline in SBC giving linked to Baptist ethicist

Decline in SBC giving linked to Baptist ethicist

A task force commissioned to study the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission calls the convention’s public policy arm a “significant distraction from the Great Commission work of Southern Baptists” and blames it for a decline in donations.