Monday, August 24, 2015

St. Paul's Episcopal Church discusses Confederate imagery

From Richmond-

At the landmark church sometimes referred to as the Cathedral of the Confederacy during the Civil War and its aftermath, the issue of memorials and imagery is prompting self-examination by congregants and clergy.

About 100 members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church downtown participated in the second of two conversations about the Confederate symbols after their worship service Sunday.

The discussions, which are far from conclusive at this point, were sparked by the racially motivated massacre of nine black churchgoers June 17 in Charleston, S.C., said St. Paul’s rector, the Rev. Wallace Adams-Riley.

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