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During the DNC, remembering America’s ‘Founding Mothers’

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The thousands of tourists who wander through that two-acre green Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City often don’t realize that, in addition to holding the stories of five signers of the Declaration of Independence and 10 mayors of Philadelphia, it also holds the stories of many women whose lives were just as real — and consequential.


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Lucille B. Pilling named 2014 Episcopal UNCSW delegate

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Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has named Lucille B Pilling, EdD, MPH, RN of Philadelphia, PA (Diocese of Pennsylvania) to serve as the provincial delegate to represent The Episcopal Church at the 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City, March 10 – 21, 2014.


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WHYY Produces Video Broadcast About Sarah’s Story

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Christ Church has long been famous for its role as a spiritual haven to America’s Founding Fathers. Now this colonial-era church is embracing a new role: presenting “Sarah’s Story,” a dramatization that reminds visitors of Philadelphia’s history as a slave-holding city.


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