The Unholy Trinity conference discussing the intersecting problems of racism, poverty, and gun violence, comes to a close in Chicago…
The Rev. Carol Reese, an Episcopal priest and hospital chaplain, cares for victims of gun violence at a Chicago hospital.
Bishops Against Gun Violence will facilitate a conference on the “unholy trinity” of racism, poverty, and gun violence in Chicago in April.
Back in AUG we reported on the girl’s softball team in the Willamette OR area that was raffling off a donated AR – rifle. Father Jeremy Lucas won the raffle and the AR – 15, which he intended to have formed into an art object. His plans for the rifle changed over the last few months and he gathered with his flock in the parish parking lot under a few tents to have his “sword beaten into a plowshare.”
Christ Church cathedral in partnership with an artist’s collective has commissioned several pieces of public art to highlight the cost and pervasiveness of gun violence
Marc Smith hopes to develop specific strategies with verifiable outcomes to reduce gun violence.
Episcopalians across the church wore orange shirts, orange ribbons and even orange liturgical stoles June 2 as a sign of their commitment to reducing gun violence in their communities.
“One should learn not to make off-the-cuff remarks on Facebook,” the Rev. Dr. C. Eric Funston, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Medina, Ohio, told a gathering of clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio. “It only seems to create more to do.”
‘“We have a bishop from America who is leading the campaign of the Church over there against gun violence.” Ian Douglas, a member of the ACC Standing Committee, is Bishop of Connecticut where, in 2012, some 20 six- and seven-year old children and six members of staff were killed when a gunman opened fire on them at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. “How can the Church offer another way of looking forward – a way of peace, a way of reconciliation,” Mr Lyon said.’
The Right Reverend C. Andrew Doyle, Bishop of Texas, has released a statement in response to the death of Deputy…