Thousands of people are feared dead in the Philippines as surviving residents struggle to find food, water and shelter. People are filling up a hospital’s chapel, where just 70 workers of 300 have been showing up to work. ”We have no other place that’s available at the moment, and of course it’s a place where people can find comfort” in this heavily Catholic country, says Faith Alianze, a doctor.
On a Veterans Day broadcast program, Kenneth Copeland and David Barton told listeners that soldiers should never experience guilt or PTSD after returning from serving in the military.
Tennessee regulations do not include a provision for churches to have venomous snakes, so the Rev. Andrew Hamblin of the National Geographic series “Snake Salvation” is taking up the cause.
The U.S. Catholic bishops stuck with tradition in electing Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., and Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Houston to lead the hierarchy.
The first Muslim exercise DVD has apparently hit the U.S. market.
A rabbi returned $98,000 he found in a desk purchased on Craigslist.
CNN Money profiles Christian financial adviser Dave Ramsey, advising readers to save like Ramsey, not invest like Ramsey.
Religious and labor leaders joined immigration activists at the launch of the “Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship.” Today, President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Valerie Jarrett, Cecilia Munoz and Melissa Rogers will join Leith Anderson, Russell Moore, Gabriel Salguero, Joel Hunter and other religious leaders to discuss immigration.
Jesus’ trial and crucifixion were legal at the time, a 300-page study has concluded.
Religious couples in the UK fear discrimination when they apply to adopt (subscription required).
Richard Cohen’s Washington Post column on the tea party is making a lot of people mad over his description of how cultural conservatives might have a gag reflex when considering interracial marriage.