Friday, November 18, 2016

US Episcopalians pledge resistance to hate crimes

From the Church Times-

RESISTANCE, not reconciliation, may be God’s calling to the Church, in the wake of the election of Donald Trump, a senior figure in the Episcopal Church in the United States said this week.

Amid calls from bishops for unity and healing, the President of the House of Deputies in the Episcopal Church, the Revd Gay Clark Jennings, suggested that it may be “pastorally inappropriate for the Church even to suggest it [reconciliation] to people who now have legitimate reasons to be afraid”.

“Too often the Church preaches reconciliation when what we really want is to avoid unpleasantness, or get approval from worldly powers and principalities,” she wrote in a comment for the Religion News Service, an independent website.

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