BETHLEHEM, West Bank (RNS) “We estimate that in the past dozen years at least 3,000 babies have been born to mothers who prayed in the grotto,” said the Franciscan brother who guards it.
Articles tagged “Jesus”
(RNS) I understand why my reader wants her religious readings to take a break from “I can’t breathe” protests. But reality is what it is. And if we can’t bear to see reality, what relationship can we possibly have with God?
(RNS) To those who say that religion is inherently violent, Karen Armstrong responds with “Fields of Blood,” a book that walks through thousands of years of human history, religion and warfare.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Judas, poor man, is the one who closed himself to love and that is why he became a traitor,” Pope Francis said.
(RNS) October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. It presents an opportunity for families to choose friendship. Such friendship will only happen if we believe people with Down syndrome have something to offer.
ROME (RNS) The two artists said there was no way they would depict the Prophet Muhammad out of their great respect for Islam, but stressed they did not intend to offend any religion.
(RNS) Conservative critics call “Black Jesus” racially and religiously offensive. But it’s not the first time artistic depictions of Jesus have gotten people all riled up.
(RNS) “Black Jesus” will air late at night, well after most kids are in bed, but One Million Moms’ Monica Cole said “blasphemy is blasphemy, no matter what time of day it is.”
(RNS) Less sex, more Jesus. If Christians quit bickering about church, we could talk about love, joy, hope and more.