Ethics and Religion Talk: Religion can do Horrible Things

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 09-13-2021 under OPINION

The Rev. Steven W. Manskar, a retired United Methodist pastor, responds: “The Methodist Episcopal Church was established in this country in December 1784. Methodist congregations were in all thirteen colonies. The organizing conference stated...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does the clergy child abuse cover-up affect clergy moral authority?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 12-10-2018 under OPINION

James writes, “In recent months we have seen reports from Philadelphia of widespread clergy sexual abuse of children followed by widespread cover-up also committed by clergy. As a member of the clergy what do you think of your profession...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should religious leaders provide therapy?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 06-18-2018 under OPINION

Notice -- Ethics and Religion Talk needs your questions. Please send questions about ethical issues you have encountered in the course of your day, or Biblical or theological questions that a panel of religious experts can answer from a multi-faith...

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New Grand Rapids Bishop ordained, installed

by (erictank)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

An Episcopal mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew was the setting for the ordination and installation of His Excellency The Most Reverand David John Walkowiak on June 18. Due to the high profile nature and packed-to-capacity arena of this event, I...

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Interfaith service promotes unity and honors 9/11 victims

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 09-12-2011 under NEWS

People of all faiths gathered at The Cathedral of St. Andrew on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. to celebrate unity and to remember lives lost ten years ago. Clergy from Native American, Lutheran, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Episcopal, Hindu...

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