Category: Rwanda

Vicar’s support for nude calendar

A Gloucestershire vicar is lending his support to a nude calendar by displaying the images in his church. The Rev Stephen Earley from St Martins in Horsley, is launching ‘Exposed 2005’ after Sunday’s service commemorating the genocide in Rwanda, Africa. Buy The CalendarEXPOSED 2005The Horsley Women’s CalendarThis year marks the 10th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. Last year a group of women in Horsley, Gloucestershire decided they wanted to raise funds and awareness. This Calendar is their attempt to do just that.Buy The Calendar “I’ve been very impressed by the calendar, the pictures have all been very tastefully shot,”

To Rwanda, from the Cotswolds – naked compassion

Village women raise funds for rape victims There’s the landlady standing naked in the pub, the health therapist meditating in the nude, and 11 other women naked either in their own gardens, in the wheat fields of the Cotswolds or somewhere important to them. Although it is another calendar for which rural Englishwomen have taken their clothes off, these models – mostly mothers from Horsley village, Gloucestershire – are posing to raise money for Rwandan rape victims. It may seem incongruous, raising money for rape victims with a nude calendar, but so strong is village support that the local vicar

Vicar will launch naked calendar

A Gloucestershire vicar is to launch a nude calendar in his church after a group of 13 women posed naked to raise money for rape victims in Rwanda. The Rev Stephen Earley of St Martin’s Church in Horsley said: “As Christians we are taught to help widows and orphans, so I didn’t hesitate.” The calendar will help Surf, an organisation working for survivors of the genocide and those with HIV. It will be launched at an evening service at the church on 26 September. “Many of the atrocities in Rwanda took place in churches where people had sought sanctuary, so