Sarah Mullally was appointed suffragan bishop of Crediton in the Diocese of Exeter, which makes her the fourth woman to be named a bishop in the Church of England.
Mullally, 53, a former nurse, served in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service, including as the chief nursing officer for England. She left that post in 2004 to take up full-time ministry.
(The Christian Science Monitor) By 4 p.m. each weekday at this parking lot in the Nairobi suburb of Eastleigh, the cars clear out.
Volunteers lay down straw mats on the tarmac, and young men and women trickle in—sitting on separate sides—to listen to the daily teaching of Salim Ndenda, a local Islamic leader.
More than 40,000 French signed a petition denouncing a Muslim leader’s remark that some of France’s many empty or underused churches could be turned into mosques.
(The Christian Science Monitor) Reconciliation and forgiveness are often difficult to achieve.
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(RNS) The Little Sisters of the Poor—nuns who have refused to comply with the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate—lost their latest court case Tuesday (July 14).