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All Saints' Teddy Byrne Featued In Video from the Diocese of Long Island

July 9, 2018


Following a massive protest at a Texas detention center, Teddy Byrne, All Saints' delegate to the Young Adult Festival at the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, was featured in a video on the website and social media of the Diocese of Long Island. Teddy speaks out against the cruel treatment of children in these centers and calls for unity and action. The second half of the video contains a excerpt from Presiding Bishop Micheal Curry's speech to the near 1,000 people attending the protest.


Teddy Byrne and Presiding Bishop Curry from the Hutto Detention Center

Teddy Byrne a young adult from All Saints', Bayside speaks about the need for unity around ending family detention after the prayer service at Hutto Detention Facility. The video also includes some of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's address on unity from the service itself. #gc79

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Long Island on Sunday, July 8, 2018

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