Thirteen church leaders, including Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church, have issued an open letter criticizing administration policies they believe will increase poverty.
The School of Theology at Sewanee quietly announced yesterday that students in the Master of Divinity program will be able to attend tuition-free, beginning in the 2020-21 school year.
… [A]ll students entering the master of divinity degree program will receive aid to cover the full cost of tuition and fees as well as generous need-based aid to be used toward up to 100% of household living expenses, such as housing, food, utilities, transportation, books and supplies, and health […]
A press release from ACLU-WA and the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia announcing the settlement of a lawsuit with the Trump administration.
Settlement in Lawsuit Challenging Travel Ban
February 10, 2020
As part of a settlement agreement in a civil rights lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s ban on refugees, the federal government will now prioritize the processing of dozens of refugee cases affecting hundreds of people in the United States and abroad.
“When you’re separated from your family, it’s like a piece of you […]
Bishop Lee wrote: “The perseverance and courage of the people of the Peoria Deanery during the past eleven years has been remarkable, and I am grateful that this settlement will benefit their participation in God’s mission for many years to come.”
Franklin Graham hoisted on his own petard.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have apologised for the release of last week’s pastoral statement on civil partnerships, acknowledging that it “jeopardised trust”. The statement will not be withdrawn, however, after the College of Bishops voted against a proposal to do so. – Church Times
The Albany Times-Union reported last week that a Hearing Panel will be convened on April 21, following Bishop William Love’s refusal to allow same-sex couples to be married in his diocese.
In a letter addressed to his diocese earlier this week, Love said the hearing will be held at the Desmond Hotel April 21. A start time has not been given, but Love said he expected the hearing to start mid-morning and last a few hours.
… Last January, […]