Later this month, thousands of Catholics will converge on Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, celebrating family life and welcoming Pope Francis to the U.S. The event, as promotional videos illustrate, will focus on the traditional bonds between a married man and woman and their children, even as a growing number of American Catholics conceive of "family" in more fluid ways.
To be honest, when my wife, Anita, said we were going to rent an auger, I was stumped.
In the wake of the recent string of fires that have destroyed predominantly black churches across the South, a number of Muslim organizations have come together in an effort to help rebuild.
Gospel 94.9 FM WHNL, Hinesville's first 24-hour FM gospel-radio station, is on the air.
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. Oxford University researchers used carbon dating to find the pages were from about 1,448 to 1,371 years ago, according to BBC.
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 for bicycle missionary Judy Bowman, 1.8 million miles biked in 20 years has brought her close to enlightenment.
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 world’s oldest copy of the bible, will be on display in the British Museum in the coming months, according to The Guardian.
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 they have learned so that they, in turn, will have the ability and knowledge to teach yet others.
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 players find religion helps them put sports in proper perspective.
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, but it is a big job.
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.
Pope Francis just gave a very rare interview to a newspaper that helps fund the homeless.
In all the teaching found in the New Testament, one does not find people being taught different ideas.
Quitting equals winning — at least in a recovering U.S. labor market.
Jon M. is all he wants to be known by. That’s what he told me when he agreed to tell his story of being ...
Muslims scored a major victory in Michigan.
This year has been bleak for religious construction. Industry experts predict that 9.3 million square feet of new space for churches, synagogues, temples and ...
As the pumpkin spice season comes to a close, a tempest has been brewing over Starbucks' newest coffee cup.
For the second time in less than two years, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear religious freedom challenges to the Affordable Care ...
One of the most important rules parents can teach their children is colored gold.
Few comedians could get much more popular than Kel Mitchell did in the 1990s.
There seems to be a global pandemic we are facing more and more every day. It is taking more lives that any natural disaster or ...