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October 4, 2013
I had been friends with Lacy for almost seven years. We volunteered together at church. Our favorite thing was going out to dinner after a meeting, which happened almost weekly. We both had grown children with troubled marriages. Our husbands worked out of town a lot. Our birthdates are within a year of each other’s. We both grew up poor, she in the country, and I in the city. We traveled...
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January 17, 2013
[Episcopal Diocese of New York -- Press Release] Bishops Mark Sisk, Andrew Dietsche and Andrew Smith wrote MTA Chairman Fernando Ferrer Jan 14 commending the MTA’s decision “to continue to display non-commercial speech,” but calling on the agency to use the revenues from the latest series of hate-filled anti-Muslim ads, which have been displayed in 240 subway stations, ”...
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February 29, 2012
[Episcopal News Service] This is the last in a series of interviews ENS is publishing during Black History Month featuring interviews with Episcopalians involved in the civil rights movement and the church’s work of reconciliation. A lifelong Philadelphia resident, the Rev. Sadie Mitchell says she never experienced the blatant discrimination that African-Americans did in the South, nor did...
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December 9, 2011
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In response to the 2009 General Convention Resolution A-143, the Episcopal Church Executive Council’s Anti-Racism Committee has called for facilitated conversations and video viewing by dioceses and congregations to combat the sin of racism. Resolution A-143 called for dioceses “to continue over the next six years a process to gather...
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October 17, 2011
Dear Member of Congress, We, the undersigned faith-based organizations and faith leaders, value the dignity of every individual regardless of citizenship and respect the rights of all people to enjoy safety and freedom. As our traditions and holy texts call upon us to welcome the stranger, our organizations and ministries work to provide friendship, human care, and legal assistance to migrants...
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May 24, 2011
Episcopalians in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles held silent prayer vigils in protest of Israeli treatment of Palestinians on May 24, the day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress about the peace process. They sought to send a message about the Israeli government's policies towards Palestinians in general and specifically the refusal to grant...
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April 14, 2011
One church was founded by slave owners, the other by former slaves. On a recent cold, wet winter night their spiritual descendants crossed the divide that separated their ancestors and came together to share a meal, to talk, and to listen to a national journalist tell the story of conversations about race in her own family. St. James' Episcopal Church, founded in 1842, and Zion Baptist...
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April 11, 2011
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori celebrated and preached at a Service of Repentance, Healing and Reconciliation April 9 at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Asheville, marking the end of a two-year period of study and conversation on the sin of racism in the Diocese of Western North Carolina. More than 500 people attended the service, during which Western North Carolina Bishop G....
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