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August 15, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of New York]

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

My Brothers and Sisters,

The events of this last weekend in Charlottesville have horrified Americans across our country.  The virulence of the “Unite the Right” demonstrations themselves, with the viciousness...

August 15, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] Perhaps it was inevitable. The bloody confrontation in Charlottesville between white supremacists and those opposing their racist ideology poignantly exposed and confirmed the political/racial/cultural/ideological divide that has existed in this country for...

August 14, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of California] “With malice toward none, with charity for all…,” so President Lincoln wrote in his Second Inaugural Address, in 1865, with the devastating American Civil War not yet formally concluded. Mr. Lincoln’s ringing words fit with the commitment of Mahatma Gandhi and...

August 14, 2017

[Cathedral of St. John the Divine] The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia during white nationalist/“Unite the Right” rallies over this past weekend is beyond distressing and disturbing. Such hate-driven violence has no legitimate place in our life as a nation and stands in stark opposition...

August 14, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of California] “With malice toward none, with charity for all…,” so President Lincoln wrote in his Second Inaugural Address, in 1865, with the devastating American Civil War not yet formally concluded. Mr. Lincoln’s ringing words fit with the commitment of Mahatma Gandhi and...

August 14, 2017

[Cathedral of St. John the Divine] The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia during white nationalist/“Unite the Right” rallies over this past weekend is beyond distressing and disturbing. Such hate-driven violence has no legitimate place in our life as a nation and stands in stark opposition...

August 14, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Virginia] On Saturday our hearts were broken.  An angry group of neo-Nazi and fascist protesters came into Charlottesville, Virginia, armed and armored, looking for trouble.  The violence and loss of life suffered in their wake signaled yet another escalation of...

August 14, 2017

[Episcopal Church House of Deputies] Like many Americans, I was horrified to watch white supremacist violence in Charlottesville spiral out of control this weekend. As an Episcopalian, I was particularly sickened to watch racists perpetrate violence and hatred in the name of...

August 14, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Arizona] I join with our Presiding Bishop in praying for those who died and were injured, and with my fellow bishops and clergy, and Arizona elected representatives in condemning the acts of domestic terrorism we witnessed [Aug. 12] in Charlottesville, Virginia....

August 14, 2017

[Black Theology Project] While the Charlottesville, Virginia, “Unite the Right Rally” is certainly alarming, it should come as no real surprise. For as disgusting as many Americans find the beliefs of these “alt-right” crusaders, their white supremacist beliefs reflect an ugly truth...

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