I didn’t come to Ark Encounter as an atheist. I came as a mainstream Christian, and two things bothered me: Answers in Genesis’ claim that its pseudo-science is “true” Christianity, and some critics’ assumption that all Christians are anti-science rubes.
Elder Brian L. Rawson, of the Seventy, North America Central Area, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: As Christians, we appeal to the Bible to inform our decisions about how to live our lives.
Ramsey County dropped criminal charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for failing to protect three boys from an abusive priest Wednesday and released documents that disclosed a social connection between that priest and former Archbishop John Nienstedt.
Arvind Khetia, Hindu engineer: Like all negative impulses of the mind, the habit of stealing results from greed, selfishness and discontent. Stealing has a corrosive effect on one's moral character and consequently makes one's spiritual aspirations ineffective.
At 22, Wahabba Husain had never worn a headscarf. As she walked into the classroom at Al-Huda, an all-female Pakistani institute for Islamic studies, on a December afternoon in 2014, she felt a pang of worry.
The negative impulse of theft results from greed, selfishness and discontent, Arvind Khetia says. Islam emphasizes solving the problem of poverty before applying punishment for stealing, says Mohamed Kohia.
About 35 members of the Or HaOlam Messianic Congregation formed a procession to carry the Torah from the building at 7029 W. 74th St. that served as their synagogue for 21 years to another building at 9898 W. 95th St.
The chaos of the last few days had begun to settle. But that didn’t mean the deaths of five police officers in Dallas and two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota were far from the minds of churchgoers in the Kansas City area over the weekend.
Kansas City area residents, including the Rev. C.L. Bachus, reacted to the news that a shooter in Dallas killed five police officers and wounded seven others Thursday night during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men in other states.
About 40 local clergy members gathered Friday AME Zion Church at 2828 Prospect Ave. to mourn lives lost amid growing tension and violence between law enforcement and black communities across the United States.
Two girls and their guardian sued Westside Family Church last month, alleging it allowed a teen accused of sex crimes to be around kids. The victims’ attorney filed a motion to keep their identities secret during the civil lawsuit. The church’s attorney opposed that motion and said the case should be dismissed and refiled.
The head of the Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia is closing the door opened by Pope Francis to letting civilly remarried Catholics receive Communion, saying the faithful in his archdiocese can only do so if they abstain from sex and live “as brother and sister.”
More than anyone, he seared the memory of the Holocaust on the world’s conscience. By the sheer force of his personality and his gift for the haunting phrase, Wiesel, who had been liberated from Buchenwald as a 16-year-old with the tattoo A-7713 on his arm, gradually exhumed the Holocaust from the burial ground of the history books.