Tag Archives: The Rev. Oran Warder

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 »

St. Paul’s Episcopal Alexandria Continues to Welcome Alleged Torturers

On July 1, Anglican Watch broke the news that a prominent Episcopal family, the Ayres, appear to be at the heart of the “enhanced interrogation” program that was a key component of the post 9-11 “War on Terror.” Shortly after the news broke, the Ayres were no longer seen attending services at their church, St. Paul’s, in Old Town Alexandria,… Read More »

Episcopal Survivors Network Condemns Episcopal Connection with Torture

The Episcopal Survivors Network, which shares several team members with this publication, today sent out a press release on the connection between St. Paul’s Alexandria and so-called enhanced interrogation techniques. The latter, considered torture by many, were deployed as part of the so-called war on terror. The release omitted mention of sexual abuse of prisoners, which may or… Read More »