Posts Tagged ‘Christian faith’

Christian faith helped jailed cardinal survive prison Comments 0

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Cardinal George Pell says his Christian faith helped him survive prison, and offered advice on how to overcome grief and stressful situations. Pell spoke to an online silent retreat hosted by the Australian Catholic Students’ Association about suffering and the tools one can use to remain steadfast in faith through hard times. Pell says his Read more

Where are the world’s most committed Christians Comments 0

Monday, August 27th, 2018
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A newly published study by the Pew Research Center shows Christians in Africa and Latin America tend to pray more frequently, attend religious services more regularly and consider religion more important in their lives than Christians elsewhere in the world. But the United States also have comparatively high levels of committed Christians. The study analysed Read more

Silver Fern plays to please God Comments 0

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Grace Rasmussen has been included in the Silver Fern Squad for the Constellation Cup series beginning Oct 20. As recently as last year she wasn’t considered good enough to go to the Commonwealth Games. A nice player, and person, questions existed about whether the theology student was robust enough for international netball. Rasmussen says her Read more

Tides of ocean and cycles of faith Comments 0

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

In The Unquiet Grave Cyril Connelly, the 20th century Anglo-Irish critic, writer, and editor, having acknowledged the existence of the thousands of people like him (“…Liberals without a belief in progress, Democrats who despise their fellow-men, Pagans who still live by Christian morals, Intellectuals who cannot find the intellect sufficient—unsatisfied Materialists…”), concludes nonetheless that “there can be no Read more

Vatican official blasts Americans’ faith Comments 0

Friday, December 14th, 2012

A “grey pragmatism and mediocrity” has infiltrated Christianity in America, according to an official of the Vatican’s Latin America commission. Professor Guzman Carriquiry, secretary for the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, said there is a growing tendency for Americans’ faith to be lived with a lack of enthusiasm, lukewarmness and ignorance. “How many Christians today Read more