Posts made in May, 2021


COVID is finally over, right?


Posted By on May 1, 2021

Not yet. Worldwide, new cases are climbing. The total number of new cases per day is higher than at any point in the pandemic. In the US, cases have dropped a bit over the last two months. Most sources cite the early abandonment of masks and social distancing as the reason vaccinations haven’t made more of an impact on cutting our new cases per day, prompting Republicans and Democrats alike to join the push to smarter social...

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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. Stories...

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[Episcopal News Service] On April 27, thousands of Episcopalians gathered on Zoom to celebrate two years of the church’s Sacred Ground curriculum, a 10-part discussion series for small groups that traces the history of systemic racism in America, from its roots to its present realities. “Gathering on Sacred Ground” was the first churchwide Sacred Ground event, hosted by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and members of his staff. It...

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[Diocese of Los Angeles] The Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno, former bishop of the Diocese of Los Angeles, died suddenly of natural causes at his home in La Quinta, California, on April 23. In making the announcement together with the other members of the Bruno family, his wife, Mary A. Bruno, released the following statement: “Our family and the many others who knew and loved Jon have been blessed with his magnificent life. We are gladdened to...

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