The 79th General Convention will debate a proposal to introduce same-sex marriage into the Book of Common Prayer. Statements have been made for and against the resolution, and there are hints at potential separation. TLC conducted extensive interviews with prominent leaders on both sides of the issue, and gathered excerpts from written statements by a variety of … [Read more...] about Till Marriage Do Us Part?
Archives for July 2, 2018
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, people accustomed to being largely invisible are trying extra hard to be unnoticed these days. In a time of stepped-up border patrols, Hispanics reportedly dare not travel even 45 minutes to the nearest shopping area. Checkpoints to the north are seen as too risky. “A number of the Hispanic families get really … [Read more...] about Invisible People, Imaginary Lines
By Kirk Petersen The Episcopal Church has chosen a weird city as the venue for the 2018 General Convention. That’s not a criticism. The Austin Independent Business Alliance adopted “Keep Austin Weird” as its marketing slogan in 2002. General Convention, a triennial event, will meet on July 5-13 in Austin’s convention center, which is weirdlessly named the Austin … [Read more...] about Welcome to Austin