A rabbi and an imam have published a joint statement asking for justice and mercy in Gaza and a reigning in of the animal instincts that drive the violence and blood feuds.
While the child refugees fleeing Central America are receiving a harsh reception from U.S. citizens and its politicians, the religious response is an example of what is right with the Church today. The New York Times published a comprehensive article on the different groups working together; it includes a number of links to the organizations that need our help in supporting these young refugees.
By Morgan Guyton
There’s a new meme on Twitter called #jadapose. A girl named Jada was at a party and she got raped after being drugged. So her rapist took a picture of her lying on the floor afterwards and called it #jadapose and put it on twitter. Then a bunch of his Twitter followers thought it was funny so they took pictures of themselves mimicking the way she was lying on the floor and hashtagging them #jadapose. And it viralized. And that’s beyond disgusting. And it can’t be blamed on the conservative evangelicals and their purity culture.
The Anglican Church recently ruled to allow women to be ordained as bishops. Here is a member of the Anglican Church’s response to this ruling.