Tag: Washington DC

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    Of all the tourists who go to Israel and its surroundings each year, it’s estimated that more than half of them are Christian pilgrims visiting the holiest sites of the Christian story. It was Pope Clement VI who made the Franciscans the official guardians of these sites seven centuries ago. More

    March 28, 2014 | Comments

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    Watch the Rev. Nathan Humphrey, former priest-in-charge at St. Paul’s Parish K Street in Washington DC, and the Episcopal bishop of Washington, Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, as they distributed ashes on Ash Wednesday 2013 at the Foggy Bottom Metro stop. More

    February 28, 2014 | Comments

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    It doesn’t make moral, ethical, or fiscal sense, according to Cook County sheriff Tom Dart, to house people who are mentally ill in jails and prisons. More

    June 21, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch highlights of five religious leaders speaking about same sex marriage from a range of religious and ethical viewpoints at demonstrations in Washington, DC during Supreme Court arguments about marriage. More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    On Wednesday, March 27, supporters and protestors of same-sex marriage gathered outside the Supreme Court as hearings on gay marriage cases proceeded inside. More

    March 27, 2013 | Comments

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    View a photo gallery of a pilgrimage organized by Episcopalians to mark the start of Holy Week in Washington. They walked “to challenge the violence in our world” and to support gun legislation reform. More

    March 26, 2013 | Comments

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    You receive ashes on your forehead “to remember that life is short … you come from dust and you will return to dust,” says Julie Bringman, director of Sunday night ministries at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, DC. More

    February 24, 2012 | Comments

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    We ask some of the first visitors to the MLK Memorial on the National Mall to share their thoughts on its significance and on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More

    August 24, 2011 | Comments

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    Hundreds of young people from Southeast Washington, DC have participated in the faith-based programs at this former crack house. More

    December 18, 2009 | Comments

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    “How do we save our community?” asks Bishop Rainey Cheeks of Inner Light Ministries in Washington, DC. “We can have all the other theological debates later on, but right now we are in trouble.” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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