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“It is impossible to imagine that there is gun violence in the risen life, and we should accept no less in our expectations and aspirations for earthly life.” – Bishop of Ohio, the Rt Revd Mark Hollingsworth, Jr.
The North Carolina Council of Churches has sponsored a month-long message on a billboard outside Burlington, quoting the 2nd Commandment – against idolatry – in the context of ongoing national debate over the 2nd Amendment.
The bishops received reports on the issues of sexual harassment and abuse, and of gun violence. Duncan-Probe said both are matters of evangelism, as the church considers what Jesus and the gospel have to say within and around us that demand a response from the Episcopal church.
The Rev. Carol Reese, an Episcopal priest and hospital chaplain, cares for victims of gun violence at a Chicago hospital.
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