Earthquake in Iran-Iraq border
At this writing, information on the powerful earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border has only been reported for a few hours. Yet already the images in the news are terrible reminders of the natural disaster Armenia suffered. Indeed, today’s quake was within striking distance of our homeland.
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Protestant Reformation

In two ecumenical events last week, Diocesan clergy engaged with their counterparts from other churches to honor the common Christian mission.

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the Martyrs of Sutherland Springs

Today, with hearts made heavy by the horrifying murder of twenty-six of our fellow Christians—cruelly gunned down in a sanctuary of holiness, as they worshiped the Prince of Peace—we offer this prayer for our Lord’s love and vindication, from the Armenian Church requiem service:

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This week the world passed a milestone in the history of Christian spirituality: the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation—traditionally pegged to October 31, 1517. On that date, Martin Luther is said to have posted his “Ninety-Five Theses” on the door of a Wittenberg cathedral, criticizing the Roman Catholic clergy for the practice of selling indulgences.

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