Churches have joined in Germany’s efforts to save on heating costs this winter, forcing their congregations into ever more layers of clothing. But at the same time, they are providing warm spaces for the homeless and for people who are struggling to pay their bills.
Pope Francis called Wednesday for a “humble” Christmas this year, with savings from reduced spending on gifts donated to help the “suffering people of Ukraine.” Francis called for “concrete gestures” of charity for Ukrainians this holiday season during his weekly general audience.
Wendell Griffen reflects on the hypocrisy of President Joe Biden condemning Russia for a “premeditated war” against Ukraine when the U.S. is engaged in “premeditated” acts of violence on a regular basis.
In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, John Sianghio tackles some of the tough questions that come with international conflict: Are there situations that merit appeals to the divine to guide the use of force? Can (and should) we pray for war?
For many, tax season is the oft-delayed, long-dreaded time of year where you try to remember the difference between various IRS forms, find your PIN number, and make sure you have your paperwork in order. Others, however, find tax season to be a time to reaffirm
Barely a month into his presidency and to surprisingly little notice, Joe Biden ordered air strikes on a military site in Syria. No matter the justification or the number of casualties, the Syria bombing was contrary to Biden’s election commitment to end forever wars. The