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Lambeth Palace has issued the Archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Easter letter. “No human person is ever less than the object of eternal self-giving attention and delight. It is because of this conviction that the oppression or suffering of any person is so deeply painful and outrageous for the believer…(Read More)

Good press

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Every now and then, the Daily Scan of the nation’s media, which we receive through the good offices of Neva Rae Fox, washes up a salutary story about good Episcopalians who have caught a writer’s eye simply by doing what they have always done. Yesterday’s scan brought two…(Read More)

The Bible’s long history of development, reflecting many voices, and the fact that it’s usually read in translation invite our engagement with it not merely as passive recipients of a fixed meaning but as unique individuals bringing different points of view to bear…(Read More)

“The world is hungry for the light of Christ and aching to see the love of Christ in human flesh. . . . The anger of the society around us is a sign of that hunger, even when it is hidden and expressed in less than fully honest ways. . . .It can be painful…(Read More)

So the monks, who for centuries have shied away from any outside distractions, have instead done what many troubled organizations are doing to find new members — they have taken to the Internet with an elaborate ad campaign featuring videos, a blog and even a Gregorian chant ringtone…(Read More)

…two-thirds of former Catholics who join a Protestant church join an evangelical church. Catholics who become evangelicals and Catholics who join mainline churches are two very distinct groups…(Read More)

Fixing the date of Easter

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… if modern Christians wished to ascribe a date for Easter based on Humphreys’ calculations, which he has been mulling over since 1983, Easter Day would fall on the first Sunday in April…(Read More)

The Diocese will retain $1.95 million from a payment by the Virginia Department of Transportation for loss of value to the property as a result of the construction. In exchange, Church of the Word will retain the church building and personal property, and will be responsible for the mortgage on the property. COTW will…(Read More)

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