Tag Archives: St. Paul’s Alexandria

Abuse Survivors Issue Second Press Release About St. Paul’s Alexandria and Torture

Earlier today, the Episcopal Survivors Network, a national advocacy group formed by victims of abuse in the Episcopal Church, issued a second statement about St. Paul’s Alexandria and the church’s refusal to condemn torture: St. Paul’s Alexandria continues to ignore issue ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Episcopal Survivors Network (ESN) today condemned the continuing unwillingness of St. Paul’s Episcopal,… Read More »

Prominent Episcopal Family and Parish Linked to Torture

Some time ago, Pro Publica and other investigative publications did an expose of the companies behind the CIA’s program of “enhanced interrogation techniques.” These techniques, including waterboarding, sleep deprivation, and more, are regarded by many as torture and violations of international law. These practices have been condemned by the Episcopal Church, with the Episcopal Peace Foundation calling for criminal charges… Read More »

Damning Letter from Ex-Evangelical Underscores Broken Dynamics Within Episcopal Church

Wouldn’t you love to see more former evangelicals in your parish? Folks who believe in equality, inclusion, and social justice? Who are looking for a new church home? If you are like most church members, the answer is a resounding yes. But my experience is that a great many persons who come to the Episcopal Church from other… Read More »

St. Paul’s Alexandria VA Preschool Initiative Appears Headed for Crisis Amidst Fallout from Pandemic

As Episcopal churches throughout the US struggle to deal with the pandemic, many are seeing reduced income, faltering attendance, and other signs that suggest trouble down the road. But one church, located near this author, may be about to experience big trouble, due to its decision to launch a preschool even as the pandemic was bursting onto the… Read More »