(RNS) Canonizing the 300-pound cigar-chomping writer would delight his legion of fans but disappoint Jews who say Chesterton was anti-Semitic.
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AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) “Protestants can be very arrogant when pointing to Catholics,” said Boz Tchividjian, a grandson of evangelist Billy Graham and executive director of Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (GRACE), which has investigated sex abuse allegations.
AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) The 9th century prayerbook — a rare complete codex in its original tan-colored binding — includes a listing of the 100 Benedictions, or blessings some observant Jews say daily.
While carrying out their mission, Mormon missionaries spend time studying, teaching and spreading their message door-to-door with strangers. See what an average day on a mission looks like for two women called to carry out their mission in Independence, Mo.
“People often miss irony on the Internet. It’s a joke people! If you take this seriously, you really shouldn’t be following me!” megachurch pastor Rick Warren initially posted in a Facebook comment.
Father Jim Martin goes on “The Colbert Report” to defend Pope Francis and Richard Dawkins goes on “The Daily Show” to defend atheism. New rules for Catholic chaplains and gay couples in the military, and the Methodist high court will hear a challenge to church teaching on gays.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis’ honeymoon has the global media swooning after the media’s abrupt breakup with his predecessor, Benedict XVI.
(RNS) It is not clear whether the attacks on Dr. Prabhjot Singh and the Muslim woman, who was also treated at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, are related. But many say the motives, if not the perpetrators, are depressingly familiar.
Getting married right now isn’t going to solve any of your problems — it’s just going to make new ones for you.