An armed terrorist is holding an unknown number of hostages in Australia. Pope Francis did not say puppies would go to heaven. Plus, why some Christians don’t celebrate Christmas.
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Pope Francis argues for pups in heaven. Congressional staffers raise their hands outside the Capitol. Plus, Kansas is now issuing gender-neutral marriage licenses.
(RNS) A two-year investigation led by Billy Graham’s grandson concluded that the school poorly responded to victims of sexual assault.
(RNS) “He said he wanted the message to reach everyone,” Jolie said. “He said to make faith and forgiveness universal.”
NEW YORK (RNS) The question is whether Hollywood can lure faith-based audiences with a story that’s based on faith but doesn’t pay much attention to it.
(RNS) Exchanging his evangelical bona fides for the blessing of Oprah may yet prove — for some — to be Rob Bell’s most unforgivable sin. Which is not to say that he cares very much what anyone says these days.
Churches urge both peace and activism after the decision in Ferguson. Pope Francis drew headlines during his trip to Turkey. Plus, 12 Advent calendars to keep you busy.
(RNS) While many lament the commercialization of Christmas, others aren’t letting Advent escape without a price tag.