Racial Reconciliation

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June 18, 2007

The 21st Century world currently struggles with what may be the moral issue of this time -- homosexuality and the effort to affirm lesbian and gay people and their love relationships.

 

There may be no group with deeper passions about this discussion than people in the United...

February 4, 2007

The 27th Assembly of the Episcopal Urban Caucus (EUC) will meet February 7-10 at the Holiday Inn Brownstone, in Raleigh, North Carolina, under the theme "Making the Contacts: Locally and Globally."

The gathering will focus on resolutions on slavery and reconciliation passed at the...

January 23, 2007

The Church of England, in acknowledging its involvement in the slave trade, will take part in an act of repentance by thousands of Anglicans, including its spiritual head, planned for March 24.

Marchers from throughout Britain are expected to meet in London for a procession led by the...

February 2, 2006

This year's Trinity Institute conference--on the theme "The Anatomy of Reconciliation – from violence to healing"--brought together five strong voices who spoke from the crucible of their own experience that reconciliation is not easy work.

The conference, Trinity's 36th national...

February 2, 2006

Bishop Michael Bruce Curry of North Carolina opened Trinity Institute's national conference with a stirring call to reconciliation as the mission of the church.

Curry, the first African-American bishop to serve as the head of an Episcopal diocese in the south,...

February 2, 2006

Forgiveness and reconciliation pave the "hard path" that Jesus calls Christians to follow, Yale Divinity School's Miroslav Volf told the audience on the concluding day of "The Anatomy of Reconciliation--from violence to healing," a conference sponsored by Trinity Institute.

Volf, a...

December 7, 2005

Dear Senator,

As representatives of a diverse array of religious communities, we write to urge you to votein support of S. 1145, the Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act (LLEEA). The Houseapproved its version of hate crimes legislation on September 14 as an amendment to H.R. 3132,the...

October 31, 2005

The first acknowledgement of a need for reparations for slavery began in the mid-1800s with the idea of giving newly freed African slaves 40 acres and a mule as a tangible attempt at restitution for the irrevocable damage heaped upon them by the institution of slavery.

The idea is said...

January 14, 2003

Last November, when the Rev. Larney Otis called upon Episcopalians across Maine to saturate the City of Lewiston with prayer, she had no idea just how seriously Mainers would take her request.

Just days before, city officials gave permission to a white supremacist group, World Church of...

July 28, 2002

Every year in mid-August, during busy back-to-school days and end-of-summer vacations, Alabama Episcopalians stop to honor the life of Jonathan Daniels, an Episcopal seminarian from New England who was shot and killed in Hayneville, Alabama, on August 20, 1965, during the struggle for civil...

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