Father Robert Barron may be ready for his close-up. The media-savvy Roman Catholic priest whose public television series "Catholicism" drew wide acclaim, has been named one of three new auxiliary bishops for Los Angeles, arguably the world's media capital.
Last Tuesday, book readers and literature enthusiasts alike celebrated across the country as “Go Set a Watchman” — the sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” — hit bookshelves and was made available to the public.
What is hope? In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is defined as "a confident expectation that a desire will be fulfilled; wishful trust; something which one longs to see realized"
Long-held American views of religious liberty may be rapidly shifting in the wake of a June 26 Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country.
It isn't just American demographers and church planters who are concerned about the rise of the "nones," or the spiritually unaffiliated. Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, isn't happy about it, either.
One time, when I was traveling by plane, we had risen above a storm system with the thick clouds below us. I had the window seat and looked out and saw the most beautiful view of the sun, shining in its brilliance.
Many of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims will be spending Friday celebrating the completion of Ramadan, a month-long observance of fasting from dawn to sundown.
Ellen G. White, whose visions helped shape the beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, was remembered worldwide on the centennial of her July 16, 1915, death in northern California.
Man sees the need for standards in everyday life. The mechanic knows there are standard-size parts. And the seamstress knows the number of inches in a yard and understands the need for a standard of measure.
Have you heard about the so-called war between science and religion? There are many individuals in both camps who are convinced that the two can never be reconciled. They view science and religion (and especially the religion of Christianity) as in absolute opposition to each other.
Katy Perry has caused somewhat of an uproar in the news with her desire to purchase a former Los Angeles Catholic convent.
Wrapping up the holy month of Ramadan, 1.6 billion Muslims around the world are amping up their worship during the last 10 days of the fasting observance.
The government's health care law mandating contraception coverage does not impinge on the religious liberty of an order of Roman Catholic nuns and Christian schools, a federal court ruled Tuesday.
After a weeklong South American visit in which he delivered direct criticism of "unbridled capitalism," Pope Francis returned to the Vatican on Monday pledging to listen to critics of his views.
"Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear." - Ephesians 4:29 ESV
In ancient times, divine kingship was a fundamental and nearly universal religious and political reality. The gods had created the cosmos, which required their constant ...
President Donald Trump turned campaign promises on immigration policy into executive orders during his first week in office.
Sandra Faye “Sandi” Patty, who received Grammy awards for "More Than Wonderful" and "I've Just Seen Jesus," gained her professional nickname “The Voice” as ...
A leaked draft of an executive order on religious freedom protections has LGBT rights advocates concerned, while legal scholars disagree on whether the potential policy ...
"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."
In one sense, it’s quite wrong to say that the ancient Hawaiian religion is dead. In fact, it's undergoing something of a small ...
Chance the Rapper claimed the first award of the night at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, capturing the Best New Artist accolade, according to the ...
The scripture teaches us that there is a battle going on in the spiritual realm.
Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.
I just finished reading my latest copy of Reader's Digest. One of the articles this month was entitled, "I Survived! 7 Heart-Stopping Disasters in ...
The departure of teens and 20-somethings from organized religion has become a major storyline in recent years, causing concern among parents, pastors and other community ...
OAHU, Hawaii — Most of us know people who say they never attend a traditional church, that their church is in nature.
There is only one God, yet some make other things their "gods," putting material things above their devotion and love for the God of heaven.
Lent is here. The 2017 season began on Wednesday, the first day of March.
"Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read: No one of these shall fail, None shall want her mate: For my mouth ...