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Vote!

Being canonically resident in the Diocese of Rhode Island, I know that there are a few readers of this little blog who are Rhode Island residents. Please remember to vote today. If you live...

Telling the truth isn’t easy

It’s not easy to write news in a way that covers all the bases. Almost inevitably, someone will feel that their perspective was not well represented, even while another party will say, “That was...

Do ordinations require consenting adults?

Let me begin by congratulating The Postulant. Will the blogger take on a new nom de plume? Yes, “The Postulant” is now surely “The Candidate.” Nowhere does it say that ordination invitations can’t be...

Hats and grandchildren

This past weekend lots of us in Rhode Island attended our Diocesan Convocation. Our guest keynoter was Barry Taylor, former sound man for AC/DC and presently on the staff of All Saints’, Beverly Hills....

Seminary thought police?

It turns out that all the conservatives fears about the presence of a “thought police” at liberal Episcopal seminaries is true. Sarah Dylan Breuer reports on some technology that’s been installed at EDS. Note:...

Christian Ramadan

Is it time to use new language — outside the Christian vocabulary — to explain Christianity? Dutch Catholics have re-branded the Lent fast as the “Christian Ramadan” in an attempt to appeal to young...