I was sitting there at my desk, minding my own business (well, OK, minding my boss's business), when all of a sudden it hit me.
Offering a word of encouragement to Roman Catholics who have divorced and remarried without church approval, Pope Francis may urge compassion, though his words are far from final on the issue. Catholics, as well as other Christian denominations, are divided on the question of divorce and remarriage.
As I was driving down the road the other day, I looked over and saw a sign dedicating a highway for someone. I have driven down that piece of road many times and have never paid much attention to this sign.
I am writing this column on the first day of school here in Bryan County. By the time you read it, they will have almost a full week behind them.
The leadership of three major U.S. churches took on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict last week, voting on resolutions to support the pro-Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanction movement.
Twenty years ago Saturday, Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic was reassuring Muslim Bosnian civilians their lives would be protected by handing out candy while laughing with his soldiers in Srebrenica, Bosnia — a town that had been declared a United Nations safe haven during the Bosnian War.
In Christ, man can gain victory over sin and a home in heaven.
International leaders often take time off during the summer months. President Barack Obama is heading to Martha's Vineyard off the Massachusetts coast Saturday for a 15-day break, Boston.com reported.
"Then his disciples began arguing about which of them was the greatest. But Jesus knew their thoughts, so he brought a little child to his side. Then he said to them, 'Anyone who welcomes a little child like this on my behalf welcomes me, and anyone who welcomes me also welcomes my Father who sent me. Whoever is the least among you is the greatest.'" - Luke 9:46-48 (NLT)
Russians' views on whether religion benefits them and their society have changed dramatically over the past 25 years, a new poll from a state-owned research firm reveals.
The Republic of Sudan's government is expected to hold a "final hearing" for two Christian pastors Aug. 5, media reports indicate. The case, which might result in death sentences for the pair, is the latest in a series of crackdowns on Christians there.
As the second Catholic church opens in Abu Dhabi, leaders of the United Arab Emirates are being praise for their religious tolerance.
We just got back from vacation to Mexico Beach, Florida, for a week.
The revered Tibetan monk, Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, 65, died in prison in China where he was serving a 20-year sentence for alleged connections to a park bombing, The New York Times reported.
WASHINGTON — An evangelical pastor from Texas joined American Muslim leaders Thursday in denouncing recent anti-Muslim comments by evangelist Franklin Graham as they announced upcoming efforts to build bridges between their religious communities.
Fragments of the oldest version of the Quran were found in Birmingham, England, last month inside another Quran from the late seventh century, BBC reported ...
I am excited about the possibility of and the blessings of unity (Psalm 133).
It's hard to put an exact number on how far people must go to meet their goals and how long it'll take, but ...
Local authorities in Indonesia are asking a 42-year-old man to change his name.
If you’re a fan of ancient artifacts or the Bible, you may want to book a flight to Britain, as the Codex Sinaiticus, the ...
In 2 Timothy 2:2, I see what I would describe as a teaching cycle, where those being taught turn around and teach others what ...
I love to sing. I grew up going to church and singing with my parents.
College football is having a crisis of faith. Public schools across the country have long allowed chaplains to access their locker rooms as coaches and ...
Being a parent is a seemingly never-ending task. Children require attention all the time. They are worth all the trouble they put a parent though ...
Did Jesus have a wife? It’s a question experts, researchers and believers have debated for years.
While global stock markets continued their gyrations Monday, a new stock index has focused on another type of bottom-line: Catholic values.
A new TV show debuted this summer that’s created some controversy among believers and families. It’s called “Impastor” and tells the story of ...
Laws restricting religious conversion and other practices are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony.
When the Dannemiller family took up an experiment to abandon consumer culture for a year, they missed out on aspects of life many people consider ...
The Brandon High School marching band in Mississippi found itself on the bench for the school’s first football game of the season after a ...