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Federal Judge Rules Church Abuse Victims Have Until August To File Claims

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — People who were abused by priests and haven’t come forward may now have less time to do so.

On Thursday, a federal judge ruled victims will have until Aug. 76 more words


Bad Pastors are Like Bad Phelbotomists

Please check out my story about getting hacked by a nurse trying to draw blood, and how it relates to the art of pastoring.



Comboni Missionaries | Were You Abused by Them?

Comboni Missionaries

For the past few years we have been compiling a list of those that were abused by the Comboni MIssionaries at their seminaries in the UK and especially at St Peter Claver’s College, Roe Head Mirfield from the early Sixties to the mid- Eighties. 503 more words

Verona Fathers

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Comboni Missionaries used to be known as Verona Fathers. The Comboni missionaries blog would like to hear if you were abused by them. comboni

Perspectives from Exile: Palestinian - Jewish, Christian - Pagan...

“What is it that exile affords you?…the essential privilege of exile is to have, not just one set of eyes, but half a dozen, each of them corresponding to the places you’ve been.” Edward Said from Orientalism: The Documentary 1986… 258 more words

Burning Religion

Why We Aren't Looking for a New Church

Every once in a while I am asked, “Have you found a new church yet?”

To which I always respond, “No, we’re not looking.”

“But you need to be in a church!” 473 more words

Elders and Deacons, What Do You Do?

Elders and deacons also fulfill other “traditional” biblical roles and special responsibilities for the church in both structured and unstructured ways, including congregational care, teaching, prayer, church discipline, mediation, theologicial discernment, communion, baptisms and the offering. 816 more words

When Church Hurts

Burning Man and Christianity: Lessons in confession (or the lack of it)

Burning Man is currently going through a bit of a crisis.

The last couple years “Plug and Play Camps”, or what is now being called “Turnkey Camps”, began to come into focus in the event. 609 more words

Burning Religion