“He also knew from his theological training that veterans needed the sacramental structure of penance and reconciliation — even if their faith was destroyed.”
We’re in the midst of a mighty change, but one that will be for the better. A true rebirth, a fresh start, a resurrection morning.
The church hopes to reach out to the Lee and Jefferson families as part of its reconciliation of its past to its present and future.
Meeting in Montreal and focusing on healing and reconciliation, the group reaffirmed their desire to promote the deepening of communion between the Churches of the Anglican Communion by renewing its life of liturgy and prayer as integral to the mission of the Church.
The first consultation took place in the U.K. at the Anglican Communion office in London in 2010 and the bishops have met yearly since then. Next year’s consultation is expected to take place in Ghana, a major point of slave export.
Since the distressing and ultimately deadly siege of an Australian cafe over the weekend, a hashtag has aimed to counter potential anti-Muslim backlash in the region by offering support and solidarity with Muslim Australians: #IllRideWithYou.
The Atlantic reports that behind the heartwarming reponse lies very real fear, quoting a tweet from an ultra-right wing group calling on “all Australians” to converge on a largely Muslim suburb of Sydney if anyone in the hostage situation was harmed. Since the hashtag went viral […]