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The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has released a statement urging faith leaders to participate in the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence.
Though the parishioners, former and current are hurt, the primary victims are, and always will be, the children who were sexually exploited and abused in the creation of this material. Creator, distributer, and viewer are all culpable— this material would not be created were there no audience.
In honor of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous nailing of his theses to the door of the church and the start of the Reformation, the Washington Post has published an interesting article.
During a match at the beginning of June, three players of the Bali United soccer team took a moment to pray, each according to their traditions.
I told my comadre on Fat Tuesday, “I’m giving up social media for Lent.” She argued, “but that’s part of your ministry!” I thought, “why yes, yes it is”. I’m a digital evangelist, after all. And I said, “thanks, girl! Now you’ve given me the perfect excuse not to!” But inside, I had already made up my mind.
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