Posts Tagged ‘Faiths’

Study: Religious decline linked to Internet rise Comments 1

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Back in 1990, about 8 percent of the U.S. population had no religious preference. By 2010, this percentage had more than doubled to 18 percent. That’s a difference of about 25 million people, all of whom have somehow lost their religion. That raises an obvious question: how come? Why are Americans losing their faith? Today, Read more

Selling Catholic Church property to those of other Faiths Comments 1

Friday, October 5th, 2012

I have previously written about the Catholic Church’s need to be realistic about its property needs — in terms of schools, churches and presbyteries. If a property is no longer needed or the revenue generated from its sale would be a better use of the asset, assuming it’s not going to be disproportionately detrimental to Read more

Vatican Report Shines Light on Climate Change Divisions Within the U.S. Faith Community Comments 0

Friday, May 13th, 2011

When the Vatican released a report last week calling man-made climate change “serious and potentially irreversible” and advocating aggressive action to curb emissions, it stirred up old divisions within the U.S. faith community over whether human activity can affect creation and what should be done about it. It is a question that divides people of Read more