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Pope Francis divides atheists

Pope Francis may be as good as it gets, but the Catholic Church just doesn’t allow popes to get that good. The post Pope Francis divides atheists appeared first on OnFaith....

Pope Francis Interview with Atheist Journalist: Stop ‘Vatican Centric’ Thinking

Eugenio Scalfari’s report shows a pope who rejects blind deference to hierarchy, one who is eager to engage with the world beyond the walls of the church, even when his words may make Catholics uncomfortable. The post Pope Francis Interview with Atheist Journalist: Stop ‘Vatican Centric’ Thinking appeared first on OnFaith.

Atheists at the Pulpit

Congregations of atheists may be the new, beneficial alternative to organized religion. The post Atheists at the Pulpit appeared first on OnFaith....

That’s an Atheist Thing To Do, Pope Francis

Perhaps Pope Francis will have the freedom and desire to make not just stylistic and rhetorical changes, but substantive changes as well. The post That’s an Atheist Thing To Do, Pope Francis appeared first on OnFaith....

The Pope, a Bishop, and the Scandal of Wealth

Francis is seen as a pope who is seeking to liberate Catholicism from its own pretensions. The post The Pope, a Bishop, and the Scandal of Wealth appeared first on OnFaith....

Pope Francis sends e-mail on Holocaust to American Jewish leader

Pope Francis offers contributes to renewal of Catholic-Jewish relations in the form of a personal e-mail. The post Pope Francis sends e-mail on Holocaust to American Jewish leader appeared first on OnFaith....

Pope Francis Picks Cardinals Who Point the Way to Catholicism’s Future

Pope Francis' choice of new cardinals confirms the unique characteristics and goals of his papacy. The post Pope Francis Picks Cardinals Who Point the Way to Catholicism’s Future appeared first on OnFaith....

Beware of Pope Francis

You can’t admire Pope Francis without acknowledging that the path he's taking demands that we change. The post Beware of Pope Francis appeared first on OnFaith....

The Contradictions of the Saints

Canonization can stereotype the life of the saint -- as it becomes more Christ-like, the rough edges of a saint’s story can be smoothed away. The post The Contradictions of the Saints appeared first on OnFaith....

To My Sister on Her First Communion

A sixth grader offers some advice to his little sister before her first communion. The post To My Sister on Her First Communion appeared first on OnFaith....

Faith Communities Are on the Front Line of Refugee Aid

The Abrahamic faiths share a command to welcome and care for the 45 million refugees around the world. The post Faith Communities Are on the Front Line of Refugee Aid appeared first on OnFaith....

Pope Francis’s Comments on Pedophilia in the Church Spark Debate

Pope Francis raises eyebrows by saying pedophile priests include ‘bishops and cardinals.' The post Pope Francis’s Comments on Pedophilia in the Church Spark Debate appeared first on OnFaith....

Pope Francis Hints He Might One Day Retire

Will the current pontiff follow Pope Benedict's shocking move and retire in the next few years? The post Pope Francis Hints He Might One Day Retire appeared first on OnFaith....

The 10 Best Pope Francis Moments (So Far)

The Pope Francis era’s greatest hits. The post The 10 Best Pope Francis Moments (So Far) appeared first on OnFaith....

Religious Right Now has moved

Religious Right Now is moving to a new format and a new page. Follow Jordan Sekulow at his new online home, here. Go to washingtonpost.com/onfaith for the latest religion news and commentary from around the world. Read full article ...

Saeed Abedini’s case a call to action for Christians

For the most part, we all know that there are places in the world where Christians undergo immense persecution for their faith. But for most of us this is a distant occurrence, something that we don’t spend much time thinking about. We take the religious liberty we have as Americans for granted. Show More Summary

Why Christian conservatives oppose Chuck Hagel’s nomination

It is unquestionable that the Secretary of Defense is one of the most important cabinet level positions in any presidential administration. With Iran quickly pursuing nuclear weapons, Israel under constant threat from terrorists, and...Show More Summary

Pastor to spend Christmas in Iranian prison, imprisoned for his faith

As we prepare to celebrate Christmas, a time of joy, hope, and peace on earth, we are reminded that in this world not everyone is free to celebrate the birth of Christ. Last year, we told you about the death sentence against a Christian pastor in Iran, Youcef Nadarkhani. Show More Summary

The overreach of Palestinian ‘statehood’ at the United Nations

When the United Nations General Assembly voted to grant “non-member observer state” status to the “Palestinian entity,” it not only violated international law and decades of peace agreements between Israelis and Palestinians, it brought renewed instability to the Middle East. Read full article >>

The legal impossibility of limited Palestinian statehood at the U.N.

On Thursday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) will again seek statehood at the United Nations. While this form of “statehood” will not confer U.N. member state status to the “Palestinian entity,” it could fundamentally reshape the Middle East, undermine international law, inhibit peace, and violate Israel’s right to exist. Read full article >>

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