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9 hrs ago | Free Republic

Pelosi Helps Wash Immigrants' Feet: Says Passing Amnesty...

To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco.


Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Religion, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

23 hrs ago | Deseret News

Christians find 'wonder and hope' on Good Friday

This is speaking to the people who are still put on a cross day to day in some way, shape or form and to have that brought to your eyes can help you understand the wonder and hope that is given by the fact that that's not the end."


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Religion

23 hrs ago |

A brunch full of spring for Easter Sunday

Peter Rabbit will be thumping on the door after you make this amazing Triple Layer Carrot Cake recipe.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Recipes, Holidays, Easter, Religion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

This Saturday 100 years ago was 'Everybody Go To Church Sunday'

Follow George Watson's Twitter live from the Texas Tech-Prairie View A&M baseball game at Rip Griffin Park First United Methodist Church traces its roots on the South Plains to the 1890s.


Related Topix: Texas Tech, South-Plains, TX, Plains, TX, Lubbock, TX, Religion

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Ordination set for Episcopal Diocese bishop

The Rev. Matthew Gunter will be consecrated and ordained as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac on Saturday, April 26, at Appleton Alliance Church, 2693 W. Grand Chute Blvd. The service is open to the public and will begin with a procession at 10:30 a.m. The Rite of Ordination, which includes the Presentation, Examination and ... (more)


Related Topix: Religion

The Jersey Journal

Stations of the Cross adaptation by Episcopal churches focuses on violent crime in Jersey City

Bishop Mark Beckwith of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark joins three Episcopal congregations in Jersey City -- St. Paul's in Bergen, Grace Church Van Vorst and Church of the Incarnation -- in the Stations of the Cross procession which commemorates Jesus Christ's suffering, from his condemnation through his crucifixion and burial, adapted to focus ... (more)


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Religion

Free Republic

It Is Finished

The Roman cross was a terrifying instrument of torture and execution. The sight of a cross must have filled all who saw it with fear.


Related Topix: Religion


In which Rep. Nancy Pelosi defends the indefensible

Congresswoman Pelosi yesterday joined a very mixed lot of her constituents, organized by the San Francisco Organizing Project , for an interfaith, Holy Thursday observance at the Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist in the Mission.


Related Topix: Religion, Immigration Reform

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Friar celebrates 40 years on Easter

Fr. Leo M. Joseph will celebrate his 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood on Easter Sunday.


Related Topix: Canada, Religion, Roman Catholic Church, San Francisco, CA, Kelseyville, CA, Lakeport, CA

Catholic World News

Philippine bishops warn faithful against self-crucifixion

The Catholic bishops of the Philippines have argued strongly against the customs practiced by some zealous believers who scourge or even crucify themselves on Good Friday.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Life, Holidays, Good Friday

Basildon Recorder

Brentwood Diocese names its new Roman Catholic bishop

Father Alan Williams was appointed as one of the region's most senior clergymen by Pope Francis and will succeed Bishop Thomas McMahon - who had been in post for more than 34 years.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Edgefield Advertiser

Here and There - 4-17-14

Friends of the Edgefield County Library : invite you to join us in support of library needs.


Related Topix: Edgefield County, SC, Johnston, SC, Edgefield, SC, Religion, Trenton, SC, Events

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

Behind the Camera, But Out Front in Telling Stories of Change

By day he runs a media training program at Auburn Seminary in New York city for "faith leaders who speak out for justice through the media."


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Union Theological Seminary

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Canadian music voice relocates to take gig in Bennington...

Toronto-based musician John Terauds played organ for his first Sunday service as music minister at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church, 200 Pleasant St., on Palm Sunday.


Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Religion


Bishop Robinson Talks 'OMG' Moment at WH Prayer Breakfast

Bishop Gene Robinson got a surprise Monday when President Obama asked him to deliver the closing prayer at the White House Easter Prayer Breakfast.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion

Religion News Service

Jonathan Merritt a " Barbara Brown Taylor on the devil, death, and the definition of a Christiana

Barbara Brown Taylor is a theologian, priest, and New York Times bestseller of many books, including her most recent "Learning to Walk in the Dark."


Related Topix: Religion, Christian Music, RNS

Catholic World News

New Scottish bishop lives in low-income housing area

A newly installed Scottish bishop has taken up residence in a parish house in a low-income housing area, rather than in the more opulent episcopal residence.


Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church

THE Brentwood Diocese has named its new Bishop - a former scientist and teacher.

Father Alan Williams was appointed as one of the region's most senior clergymen by Pope Francis and will succeed Bishop Thomas McMahon - who had been in post for more than 34 years.


Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Doings Weekly

First woman and youngest priest heads Western Springs church

The Rev. Kate Spelman is the youngest priest and the first woman to serve as rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Western Springs.


Related Topix: Religion, Philadelphia, PA

The Daily Caller

First openly gay Episcopal Bishop delivers closing Easter prayer

Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, tweeted about the honor, ironically taking the Lord's name in vain in the process.


Related Topix: Religion, Conservative Political News, US News