#Unholy 3 : Bishops United Against Gun Violence

The Unholy Trinity conference discussing the intersecting problems of racism, poverty, and gun violence, comes to a close in Chicago…

The Christ Church Episcopal Parish in Lake Oswego gathers to dismantle the AR-15

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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.”

Media briefing offers insight into agenda items for ACC-16

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‘“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.’