Pope Francis is a merciful man, and his public interactions, speeches and sermons are infused with reflections on the virtue. The word "mercy" appeared in "Evangelii Gaudium," his 2013 address to Catholics around the world, 32 times.
Asmodee Editions is one of the biggest names in board gaming. It produces hundreds of spectacular games, and among them are award-wining titles such as 7 Wonders, Timeline, Splendor, Dixit and Abyss. In time for the 2015 holiday season, here are five reviews (two of them for game expansions) featuring excellent games in all price ranges from Asmodee.
My husband and I just got a puppy.
After studying Arabic in Amman, Jordan, I returned home with a surprising result - a love for Islam and its teachings. Living among devout Muslims undeniably strengthened my Christian faith. Here are 4 observations that helped me solidify my convictions and increase my spirituality.
Scientists don’t just spend time with beakers and test tubes, but also with Bibles in the pews.
Have you noticed negativity spreading like the plague lately? It comes through our smartphones, computers and other devices every time we open up a social media page like Facebook or Twitter.
This weekend, the lights will go up onstage as my son and I perform in the holiday musical “Miracle on 34th Street.”
Tuesday marked the 27th annual World AIDS Day, an international event that celebrates efforts to prevent the spread of HIV and provides a way to support those who continue to suffer.
December has finally arrived, and with it comes an abundance of colorful lights, vibrant wreaths and a bunch of family parties.
More than 150 world leaders gathered in Paris on Monday for the start of an international conference on climate change. Policymakers are expected to reach an agreement within the next few weeks on how to address environmental degradation by reducing greenhouse gas emission and supporting sustainable energy initiatives.
Since the late 1970s, evangelical Christians have been major players in national politics and hot-button social issues.
It's been more than a year since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Protests in the small Midwestern town have quieted, but debates over the state of American race relations continue in town halls, the media and in faith communities.
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow’s chaste lifestyle has been under the spotlight in recent days.
We hear the expression "God Bless America" or "God bless you" often and that's good but it's time for America and us, as a nation, to bless God.
Most religious believers tend to be grateful every week, according to the Pew Research Center, which published a chart last Tuesday that showed the percentage of people “who feel a strong sense of gratitude at least once a week” based on their religion.
"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed ...
Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.
VINA, California — If you’ve visited San Simeon, the mansion in Southern California built by newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst, you know the man never ...