For Uganda’s Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, compassion is a calling


[Washington Window] Though he has taken a bold stand as a gay rights activist in his native Uganda, where homosexuality is considered a crime, Bishop Christopher Senyonjo is no firebrand. He simply believes that homosexuality should be universally decriminalized, and…
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David Axelrod, Joshua Bolten restore civility to public debate

[Washington Window] Bickering and misinformation seem to dominate today’s public debate, said Amy Ignatius, introducing a discussion between David Axelrod, senior advisor to President Barack Obama and Joshua Bolten, chief of staff to former President George W. Bush at Washington…
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Bishop-in-Madras describes the power of Christ’s message to India’s ‘untouchables’


[Washington Window] The Right Rev. V. Devasahayam, Bishop-in-Madras of the Church of South India, knows how it hurts to be excluded. Born into the Dalit, or “untouchable,” community – those who fall outside the Hindu caste system – he has…
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Civil Rights leader John Lewis kicks off Racial Justice Week

[Washington Window] Forty years after his tragic death, the unmistakable cadence of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s voice sounded again in Washington National Cathedral. More than 1,600 people gathered on March 30 for the opening event of Racial…
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New Bishop of Jerusalem to focus on pastoral care

The Right Rev. Suheil Dawani was installed as Bishop of Jerusalem in March 2007.

[Washington Window] Seated in the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations on Capitol Hill, the Right Rev. Suheil Dawani, who will be installed as the new Bishop of Jerusalem in March, is describing his vision for the Diocese of Jerusalem…
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