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January 2009

Invocations at Barak Obama’s Inauguration

Controversy has surrounded invocations at Barak Obama’s inauguration as the 44th President of the United States of America. The controversial Episcopalian Bishop of New Hampshire, Bishop Gene Robinson prayed the invocation at the “We Are One” inaugural concert on Sunday. The time of the Bishop’s prayer was moved to prior to the commencement of the

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monastic futures?

Various newspapers have run slightly different variants of monastic statistics in the UK. There are a variety of creative responses. The Cistercian monastery with which I am associated has established a resident lay community alongside the monastic community. The article even featured in New Zealand: A chance to stay before you pray Gareth Rubin It

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