Posts Tagged ‘World religions’

Americans have limited knowledge of world religions, including their own Comments 0

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Most Americans know what an atheist is and why Christians celebrate Easter, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. But only 20 percent identified Protestantism—and not Catholicism—as teaching that “salvation comes from faith alone” rather than through both faith and good works. Only 34 percent knew that according to Catholic teaching, the Read more

Pope Francis tells religious leaders “we all thirst for mercy” Comments 0

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Pope Francis told Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Sikh and other religious leaders meeting at the Vatican “we all thirst for mercy”. Authentic religions help people understand that they are, in fact, loved and can be forgiven and are called to love and forgive others, he said. He also told them religions are called to bear Read more