Columnist Sarah Blackwell notes that the global pandemic has hit pause on many of the life-as-usual activities that filled our calendars. So, she suggests five things for parents to consider before we hit the second half.
With millions of people having stayed home from places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, struggling congregations have one key question: How many of them will return? Some houses of worship won’t make it.
In March, Pope Francis made history by becoming the first Roman pontiff to visit Iraq. His visit was a sign of solidarity with one of the Middle East’s oldest Christian communities, a small minority in the Muslim-majority country.
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A memorial honoring veterans in a cemetery in Monument, Colorado, has attracted national attention due to its reference to Jesus Christ. Organizations ranging from the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation have called for the marker to be removed.
The Evangelical Covenant Church became the latest Protestant denomination in the United States to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery, the theological justification that allowed the discovery and domination by European Christians of lands already inhabited by Indigenous peoples.
In episode 6 of Dangerous Dogma, Mark Charles talks about the racism embedded in the U.S.'s founding documents, and how churches are adding to the nation's racism. He also discusses his 2020 campaign as an independent presidential candidate.
When health care leaders in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country began laying out a strategy to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, they knew it would be a tough sell with the Amish, who tend to be wary of preventive shots and government intervention.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops recently approved drafting a document on receiving Communion in the Catholic Church. Mathew Schmalz, a Catholic scholar of religion, argues that battles over Communion are nothing new in the Catholic Church.