Female Bishops Stand in Solidarity
Most if not all of them were born into a world where a woman could not become an Episcopal priest, let alone a bishop. The “Philadelphia 11” were ordained July 29, 1974, even though women’s ordination would not be approved by General Convention until 1976. The first authorized ordination of a woman was January 1, […]
5 Lent, Year A: Easter in Lent
Strangely and beautifully, Jesus calls us to participate in the resurrection of our fellow human beings
4 Lent, Year A: Beautiful Eyes
We want to explain suffering to protect ourselves from it. Jesus enters our suffering to heal us and to make us heralds of the gospel.
Mauriac: The Brave Little Nun’s Basilica
Devout, even from childhood, she looked after the poor all her life, begging to provide food and clothing for them
Podcast: How Low Can You Go?
In hopes of reaching a perfectionism-saturated Western culture with the grace and love of God
Prayers, Holy Oil Prepare World for King Charles III
The Church of England has released custom prayers and other resources that anticipate the coronation of King Charles III on May 6, and has prepared a ceremonial oil that reflects greater concern for animals’ well-being.
Dante the Theologian: An Odd and Brilliant Book
Review by Matthew Rothaus Moser Dante Alighieri’s 14th-century poem, the Commedia, is an epic narrative of 14,233 lines that tells the story of a pilgrim’s journey through the realms of the afterlife, as he makes his way to the beatific vision of God. It is often heralded as the great Christian poem. Despite its influence […]
Bishop Howard Was Once a Target of Conservatives
Also: An unsuccessful candidate says his voters would have gone to Charlie Holt on a subsequent ballot