This is Day 19 of the #30Days30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. Please click through to see the entire gallery of beautiful Ramadan photos. By Sadaf Syed I am afraid my heart will explode. When I feel distress, I whisper to God throughout the day; I supplicate directly to Him in the middle of the night; my [Read More...]
Vacation Bible schools, Gargoyle Tower Climb, Bible study, Men of Faith discussion group.
The Vatican isn't part of the E.U., but does have diplomatic relations with it.
The largest Presbyterian denomination in the U.S. has elected its first African-American top executive.
At a time when Islam is reduced to uncivilized violence, qawwali is evidence of something different.
Ramadan is a time of discipline and self-control, and a month to slow down the pace of life – to focus on faith, family and charity. For professional CrossFit athlete Shaikha Al Qassimi, the test is also to maintain her fitness and nutrition program. California cafe sued for ejecting women wearing hijabs files countersuit, led […]
Pope Francis is bringing a message of peace and solidarity to Armenia as it marks the centennial of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians that Francis himself has called a “genocide.” But he may sidestep the politically charged word as he broadens his concern about current atrocities against Christians across the region and beyond.
The first trial began Thursday in what New York authorities say was a 14-hour group attack during a church counseling session that killed a young man and injured his brother.
This is Day 18 of the #30Days30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. By Ali Asadullah Ramadan 1437 is shaping up to be one of THOSE Ramadans for me. You know the ones: They feel long and arduous; and for some reason you’re just not feeling it the way you’d like. Maybe it’s my recent long-haul flight just [Read More...]
In a way, it’s a Ramadan like countless others. I am spending most of it in my home country, Singapore, with average daylight times that, over thirty days, vary by only ten minutes. Breastfeeding my two-year-old son has dwindled to a handful of comfort-seeking times a day, so I am able to fast with a […]
Without some objective system that binds us all, morality will be decided by whomever happens to have more power or votes.
With Native Americans in mind, they're voting this week on a resolution called 'Thanksgiving Day Reconsidered.'
Pope Francis is making his first foray into the former Soviet Union with a weekend visit to Armenia, a year after he riled Turkey by declaring the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians genocide and amid fresh tensions with rival Azerbaijan.
A New York woman is set to stand trial on charges she was part of a group that beat her half-brother to death during a church counseling session, an assault authorities say that went on for 14 hours over two days.
This is Day 17 of the #30Days30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. By Nia Malika Dixon Ramadan represents many things in our faith, and practices. Some people look forward to the individual spiritual rejuvenation, some love the community aspect of worshiping together. To me, Ramadan means a balance of both. It’s a personal rejuvenation, a spiritual reconnection [Read More...]
An Arkansas woman has died in Oklahoma while helping lead teenagers in a re-enactment of the westward journey of Mormons to Utah.
By Dr. Maha Hilal and Darakshan Raja Last week 49 individuals were brutally murdered at the Pulse nightclub, which caters to queer and trans Latinx communities in Orlando. This mass shooting is one of the deadliest within the past year, and specifically targeted POC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Gender Non-Conforming (LGBTQGNC) communities. In [Read More...]
Pope Francis is paying homage to his predecessor in the forward of a new book, saying Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to retire to a life of prayer is a lesson to all priests that their main job is to pray for others.
The father of a 19-year-old New York man who was beaten to death during a church counseling session has pleaded guilty for his role in the attack, which also injured another son.
Trump gave me hopes he was an ally for the proper role of religion in politics. Then he crushed them.