Posts Tagged ‘Faith’

Faith in the glitter of the Royal Wedding Comments 0

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Negative reaction to John Murphy’s confession of having watched the Royal Wedding was interesting! I too, watched, without the slightest twinge of an uneasy conscience, one of the most fascinating television presentations that I have ever watched. I sent texts to many of my friends in the dead of night, which, alas, mostly went unanswered. Read more

The faith of Jimmy Carter Comments 0

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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When Billy Graham died in February at the age of 99, commentators offered dueling perspectives. Was the world-famous evangelist “the last high-profile bipartisan evangelical,” as some eulogized? Or had America’s Preacher started a strain of Gospel-infused white nationalism that still exists today? But if Graham is either the foil or forefather of current evangelical politics, Read more

Faith, as taught by a puppy Comments 0

Monday, February 12th, 2018
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The text message read, “Meet your replacement.” Soon after, the picture arrived. I saw a litter of puppies, most playing and roaming around in the background, except for one. One puppy stood firmly with his back toward the camera, but with his head turned over his shoulder staring directly into the lens. His two huge Read more

Science and faith unite in Holy Sepulcher exhibit Comments 0

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

There is no more sacred place in Christianity than the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. And now you can visit it — virtually, anyway — in the nation’s capital at the interactive “Tomb of Christ” exhibit of the National Geographic Museum that unifies cutting-edge science and technology with faith. The science has been Read more

Suffering, faith and humanity: Pope speaks out Comments 0

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Suffering is an essential ingredient of our faith and humanity. One who doesn’t suffer with suffering brothers . . . must question himself on the sincerity of his faith and of his humanity, Pope Francis says. His comments were made in the context of the Rohingya minority, who are persecuted in Myanmar. Read more Related Read more

Holy See – too much diplomacy, too little faith Comments 0

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Retired Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun of Hong Kong says the Holy See’s diplomacy seeks a compromise at all costs with the Chinese government, risking “to sell out the faithful Church”. Zen’s comments were made during Mass in his homily, where he recalled Fr. Wei Heping (Yu Heping), who died two years ago in mysterious and Read more

Let’s talk sex youth tell Vatican Comments 1

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Young people helping the Vatican hierarchy prepare for next year’s Synod say the bishops should be open to hearing young people talk about sex, love and sexuality. The theme for the October 2018 conference is “Young people, faith, and vocational discernment”. To involve young people in planning and preparation for the conference, the Secretariat General of Read more

Free in Deed: what happens when faith is truly tested Comments 0

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

You probably recognise David Harewood from one of several major television series. In recent years the British actor has played significant roles in Homeland, Supergirl, The Night Manager and Doctor Who, to name but a few. Now he’ll be opening the British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) at the BT Tower on September 6 with his Read more

Pope’s visit to Colombia about not politics Comments 0

Monday, September 4th, 2017

The Vatican says the Pope’s upcoming visit to Colombia is about about renewing the Catholic faith of Colombians so violence may be fought at its root. It is not about making a political statement. Read more Related Posts:Pope Francis will definitely visit EgyptPhotos of Pope Francis shape the way we see himVatican’s Secretary of State Read more

Fatih-based investing: doing good and doing well Comments 0

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

NEW YORK (RNS) Sister Patricia Daly is a Dominican nun who has been lobbying corporations to be socially responsible for so long that she has a rich trove of stories about battling recalcitrant execs and pushing faith-based resolutions at shareholder meetings. But one of her favorites dates from just a few years ago when she Read more