Like its first-rate 2010 predecessor, the animated fantasy adventure How to Train Your Dragon 2 will bring tears of joy to the faces of those moved by the sight of a boy atop a jet-black dragon soaring into the clouds and swooping down toward the glistening sea.
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said on Thursday that while much work remains to be done five years after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, there is also much that can be celebrated.
Thirty-five years ago, after having migrated to Alberta from points east, I first encountered the name Chester Ronning.
Diocese of Maryland Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook remains on administrative leave and The Episcopal Church’s disciplinary processes have been put in motion after her involvement in a fatal car accident in which she temporarily left the scene after striking and killing a bicyclist.
Religious leaders around the world today swiftly condemned an attack on the Paris-based magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Twelve people were killed and 10 others injured by gunmen, believed to
be Islamist extremists, who stormed the magazine’s offices.
On Sunday, January 18, the Feast of the Confession of Peter, I will join Bishop Geoff Peddle in Upper Island Cove, Nfld., to celebrate with the faithful in Christ their 200th anniversary as a parish. It will be the first anniversary of his consecration as a bishop and the 20th of my own.
The five novels (at least two more are planned) that comprise George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series defied conventional cinematic adaptation: with numerous characters, far-flung locations (everything from deserts to great cities to a wintry wasteland) and complex plots, each of the books was too involved to fit within the confines of even a long movie.
Whether it is the Rockefeller family joining a campaign to withdraw $50 billion from fossil fuel investments over the next five years or the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement pushing for changes in Israeli policies toward Palestine, many people are thinking and talking about where they don’t want to put their money.