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The Rev. Sarah Robbins-Cole wore the same merino wool black dress for 100 days in a row to highlight the environmental, economic, and societal impact of fashion.
This violent and exclusionary movement is on the rise in the United States, and those of us who believe that God is calling us toward a very different vision, toward the Beloved Community, have a special responsibility to stand against [Christian White Nationalism]. If we will not tell the world that it is not Christianity, then who will?
The recommendation to avoid the terminology “gay Christian” and favor “Christians who experience same-sex attraction” came about as the result of “reports of varied application among ACNA leaders regarding the use of language about sexual identity, especially within provincial events”.
“The Anglican Church of Kenya finally appoints a female assistant bishop after decades of the church’s existence. Rev Dr Emily Onyango, ACK’s longest serving female clergy, becomes the first woman to hold such a senior position in the church.” – Standard Media (Kenya)
“The staffing structure of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) is to be re-organised following a review into the operational priorities of the Anglican Communion Office (ACO)….The review was commissioned by the Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee in May 2020.”
Finally, I want to make it very clear that the Church of Uganda continues to uphold marriage as a lifelong, exclusive union between one man and one woman. Adultery is as immoral as homosexuality and we will not shy away from our commitment to this moral standard. – Current Archbishop of Uganda
From the perspective of a wife and mother with cancer, Rebecca Lightle writes, “I’m using this lens to try to understand the attack on the Capitol this past week — why it happened the way it did, why it has so many apologists, and what it means for the future of the country.’
Former Missouri senator John Danforth and former Secretary of State Colin Powell, both Episcopalians, have expressed their revulsion at the insurrection at the Capitol last Wednesday. Both men are or until today were Republicans. Danforth is also a retired priest in the Episcopal Church.
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