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Justice Interrupted: Remembering Executive Order 9066 and the Legacy of St. Peter, Seattle

Justice Interrupted: Remembering Executive Order 9066 and the Legacy of St. Peter, Seattle

In 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which laid the groundwork for the wrongful internment of countless Japanese-American citizens. The parishioners of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Seattle, a historically Japanese-American parish, were taken from their homes and placed in internment camps. Bishop Rickel introduces our upcoming series of interviews with the current parishioners of St. Peter, Seattle who survived the internment camps and this tragic chapter of American history.   In this first installment of interviews with parishioners

Bishop Rickel Extends Invitation to Mass Meeting of the Poor People’s Campaign

Bishop Rickel Extends Invitation to Mass Meeting of the Poor People’s Campaign

Bishop Rickel extends an invitation to attend a Mass Meeting of the Poor People’s Campaign with the Rev. William Barber and presents a brief history of the movement. The meeting will be held on November 6, 7pm, at Intellectual House–the Native Life & Tribal Relations Longhouse at the University of Washington.

Faith in Action: Bishop Rickel Responds to Lawsuit Questions (Part I)

Faith in Action: Bishop Rickel Responds to Lawsuit Questions (Part I)

Bishop Rickel Responds to questions about the ACLU lawsuits joined by the Diocese of Olympia to end the City of Seattle’s destruction and confiscation of the property of homeless persons and to halt the executive order banning refugees from entering the United States. In this first part, Bishop Rickel explains his philosophy for joining lawsuits as an act of peaceful protest.