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December 8, 2006
Bishop Marc Handley Andrus of the Episcopal Diocese of California was arrested December 7 for blocking the front door of the San Francisco federal building to protest the deaths caused by the Iraq war. His participation in the protest and his arrest are "just one piece of a sustained effort" to work for peace, Andrus told ENS December 8. Other parts of the effort include other...
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January 13, 2006
As the nation and the church devote this weekend to honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his civil rights achievements, Episcopal News Service offers its readers the following reprint of his "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution" sermon preached March 31, 1968, at Washington National Cathedral. Given four days before King was slain on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, the...
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October 1, 2005
I had a draft number in the Vietnam years but was not drafted, watched my son as he registered for Selective Service in the Persian Gulf War and now, at age 58, have witnessed increasing anxiety over a possible draft with the Iraq war. Over the years, Selective Service has been just out of reach of those who would debate the pros and cons of the issue. Whenever a draft appears, it appears as a...
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May 1, 2005
Nearly 80 percent of this country’s population identifies itself as Christian. But I’m uncertain what that means these days. It’s becoming so easy to slap on the label that its meaning is getting lost. Perhaps Dietrich Bonhoeffer was right when he worried that the church was steadily drowning the gospel in safe, pious humbug. That gospel is crystal clear that Christians are not...
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December 1, 2004
The Episcopal Peace Fellowship began its 65th-year celebration on Nov. 12 with a celebratory dinner in Washington, D.C., and the unveiling of plans for “A Passion of Peace” pledge campaign with a goal of $300,000 to support new programs. The campaign will provide funds to support nonviolence training throughout the United States and in Israel and Palestine, as well as regional peace...
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May 1, 2003
What Do I Believe About... War? What is conscientious objection? What types of conscientious objectors are recognized by federal law? What other types of conscientious objectors are there? Am I a conscientious objector? Why is it so important to think about this now? What about women? What obligations would I have as a conscientious objector? What should I do if I am a conscientious...