Posts Tagged ‘Christian community’

Community support for mother influences outcome for child

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

You hear people say it takes a village to raise a child; some new research supports this intuition. A  recent report suggests that women’s social networks positively affect her child’s cognitive development, says Dr John Shaver from the University of Otago. The analysis also suggests that religious women have stronger support networks. Shaver says that Read more

Pope’s homily on hypocrisy confronts a practice-what-you-preach moment

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Christians who seem close to the church but are hypocrites because they don’t care for others are like aimless tourists, Pope Francis said last week. They “are always passing by but never enter the church in a fully communal way” Francis told those at his weekly general audience. Saying these Christians are like tourists visiting Read more