“Throughout the day their cell phones rang with firsthand accounts” of violence in Baltimore.
Bishop Sutton: “We are in an official State of Emergency, but we are also in an unofficial State of Despair.”
Bishop Eugene Sutton: “Pray for Baltimore. Violence is not the answer, ever.”
Patrick Augustine: Persecution “has not helped to convert one Christian to Islam.”
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba: “Violence in God’s name is never justified.”
Bishop Eugene Sutton: “If the Church can’t have this conversation [on racism], who can and where can it happen?”
Bishop Eugene Sutton plans town hall “that will take us beyond events in Ferguson, Missouri, to a broader discussion.”
Bp. Martins: Any aspect of human experience not seen in the light of Jesus’ resurrection is not really seen at all.
Presiding Bishop asks Episcopalians to “offer yourself in vulnerability for the sake of reconciliation across this land.”
Bishop Wayne Smith: “The gospel demands for the ministry of reconciliation” require standing in the gap.