Local Clergy Respond to Panhandlers

Local Clergy Respond to Panhandlers

"Response to Sacramento panhandlers tests worshippers' hearts"

The Sacramento BeeBy Jennifer Garza

Every week, many worshipers are confronted with another sign of the troubling economy: more homeless people approaching them as they enter church services.

The problem has gotten so bad in recent months that the Rev. Michael Moran of the Spiritual Life Center in midtown Sacramento addressed the issue with his congregation Sunday. "What is the correct spiritual response to this?" he asked.

Moran said that he had spoken to other concerned clergy in the area about the growing problem. Like Moran, they are struggling to do the right thing....Click here to continue...



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