May 30, 2018

When many Christians think of Jesus's Second Coming, they might picture something like what is described in the Book of Revelation 19:11-16. In that passage of the Bible, Jesus is described as a warrior king, riding a white horse and leading the the armies of heaven in...

May 25, 2018

Pope Francis expressed his concern on Monday about the "hemorrhaging" of nuns and priests in Europe.

"How many seminaries, churches, monasteries and convents will be closed in the next few years? God only knows," Francis exclaimed before a conference of Italian bishops.


May 23, 2018

Last week was a busy one for Betsy DeVos. She spent Tuesday and Wednesday visiting schools in New York City. But there was something conspicuous about her school visits.

She only visited private religious schools, she avoided public schools. She visited two Orthodox Jew...

May 18, 2018

Back in December, President Trump announced that the United States would officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv. It was an announcement widely condemned by both allies and enemies of the United States.

On Monday...

May 16, 2018

In an article by the Washington Post's Sarah Pulliam Bailey, a conservative Christian tour of Washington D.C. gets covered. The tour is even worse than I thought it would be.

Bailey's article follows a tour that she sat in on that included 46 Mississippi sixth-graders,...

May 11, 2018

On Wednesday this week a trial began for the Vatican Bank's former president, as well as a lawyer who served the bank as a legal consultant.

The two men, Angelo Caloia, who served as the president of the bank from 1999 to 2009, and Gabriele Liuzzo, are suspected of embe...

May 9, 2018

A recently published study has found that Christian Right involvement in politics has contributed to declining church membership.

The study, published on April 26th, was lead by Paul A. Djupe, a political science professor at Denison University. Djupe and the other rese...

May 4, 2018

Yesterday, on The National Day of Prayer, President Trump signed an executive order that will allow faith groups receiving federal funds to proselytize to those they serve.

The order undoes rules established by the Obama administration that limited the ability of faith...

May 2, 2018

Update: For the latest on this story, see these posts from Dec. 14, 2018, Feb. 26, 2019Mar. 13, 2019, and Aug. 21, 2019.

Cardinal George Pell is a well-known figure in Catholic circles. He has served the church for about 50 years, working in his home country of Austra...

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