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AP: in a rare public disagreement that will reverberate among the nation’s 70 million Catholics, leaders of religious orders representing 59,000 nuns sent lawmakers a letter urging lawmakers to pass the Senate health care bill. Expected to come before the House by this weekend, the measure contains abortion funding restrictions that the bishops…(Read More)

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Glasspool receives consents

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The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of Los Angeles that the canonical consent process for Bishop-Elect Mary Douglas Glasspool has been successfully completed…(Read More)

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There is always tension between the possibilities we aspire to and our wounded memories and past mistakes. Saint Patrick, our national Apostle, our patron Saint, knew this tension throughout his life. We recall the famous opening words of his Confession: ‘I, Patrick, a sinner, and the least of all the faithful’. – Cardinal Seán Brady…(Read More)

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An update

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The Rev. Dr. Katherine Grieb has told numerous sources that she did not offer the characterizations attributed to her in a news feature of the Anglican Church of Canada. Specifically, she did not say that from the perspective of The Episcopal Church the present version of the Anglican Covenant is “that they could live with…(Read More)

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If you are going to be an atheist and nihilist, then be one. Only second-raters repeat secular nostrums in a pious guise. Such theology can never possibly make any difference, by definition. It’s a kind of sad, grey, seasonal echo of last year’s genuine black…(Read More)

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Newly elected consecrated bishop of Minnesota, Brian Prior, aka “Coach” has led the Freeman High School, Rockford, WA, Scotties basketball team to a State Championship according to…(Read More)

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What is Easter?

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In all, 42% of Americans said that the meaning of Easter was the resurrection of Jesus or that it signifies Christ death and return to life. One out of every 50 adults (2%) said that they would describe Easter as the most important holiday of their faith…(Read More)

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CofE Weddings Project

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The website offers a selection of locations, hymns, catering, all the ingredients of a wedding. And then, after the church has waved the happy couple off on their honeymoon, they hope that same couple will keep in touch and find themselves more involved with church life…(Read More)

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