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Humanist Gives Invocation in Bremerton (WA) and Urges Officials to Honor Those “Silenced By Fear”

Jennifer Chamberlin told the Bremerton City Council: "I invite you to use your charge and your privilege in a way that honors not only the voices of those you hear from your constituents but also the voices you know are silenced by fear."

The Latest: Crews start taking down 600-year-old tree

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Latest on the removal of a 600-year-old tree where George Washington once had a picnic. (all times local):

Pope Francis Compares Refugee Centers To 'Concentration Camps'

Pope Francis urged governments on Saturday to get migrants and refugees out of holding centers, saying many had become “concentration camps”. During a visit to a Rome basilica, where he met migrants, Francis told of his trip to a camp...Show More Summary

What to Make of Donald Trump’s Soul

And how that might shape our response to his presidency. It has been customary to give a new president 100 days before evaluating his administration. With President Donald Trump, many could not wait even 100 hours—and for good reason. Show More Summary

Trump Pledges 'Never Again' On Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day

U.S. President Donald Trump said anti-Semitism should be defeated and called the Holocaust the “darkest chapter of human history” in a video address on Sunday, following two missteps by his administration regarding statements about genocide during World War Two. “The mind cannot fathom the pain, the horror and the loss. Show More Summary

Interview: How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery

The director of church mobilization for International Justice Mission says women can’t have it all, but they can have something better. Today, forced labor and sexual servitude traps 45 million people—more than at any time in history. Show More Summary

Do Dishes, Rake Leaves: The Wisdom of the Ancient Homemakers

Karen Maezen Miller on how the domestic practice of ancient Zen masters can lead us to intimate encounters with our own lives. The post Do Dishes, Rake Leaves: The Wisdom of the Ancient Homemakers appeared first on Lion's Roar.

The 'hotbed of anti-Semitism' isn't a foreign country. It's U.S. college campuses, a new report says.

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Violent attacks against Jews worldwide have dropped, but anti-Semitism is manifesting itself in other ways.

End of the line: Crews set to take down 600-year-old tree

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

An imposing white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years is about to come down, leaving residents with a sense of loss as they recall the site that’s been a go-to location for formal photos, a landmark for driving directions and a remarkable piece of natural history.

On the Morality of: Privacy of the Dead

What privacy rights do the dead have that the living are bound to respect?

A short history of presidents’ complicated relationship with the 100-day milestone

On Friday morning, Donald Trump had something to say about his first 100 days. In a tweet, he wrote "no matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill!" That tweet, which appears to recognize his nomination of Neil Gorsuch to […]

'The Lost City of Z' Points to the City That Is to Come

The thrilling story of British explorer Percy Fawcett dramatizes our search for a transcendent home. James Gray’s The Lost City of Z opens with a rousing sequence of sport: British army officers on horseback, galloping through the picturesque Irish country on a stag hunt. Show More Summary

Reunion: The Relationship God Wants Us to Have

Book Review: (re)Union: The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners by Bruxy Cavey You’ve got a friend who you’d like to see cross the line of faith. You want to sit down and be able to answer all their questions in a casual, non-threatening manner. Problem is, there’s aspects of your Christian […]

Story of Shukracharya and Demoness Kritya

To please Lord Shiva and learn the science of immortality, Shukracharya performed intense... [Visit original source to read the entire content and more such articles.]

The Problem of “Spiritual Illiteracy”

If you cannot read, every book is a closed book: you cannot see the meaning. Someone who cannot read Arabic or Cyrillic just sees a bunch of swirly shapes that convey no message, except perhaps: “What interesting designs! Ah, but they...Show More Summary

Introducing the Metropolitan Catholic Chorale

I am delighted to share with readers of the NLM in the New York metro area and beyond a little bit about a new initiative. The Metropolitan Catholic Chorale (MCC) is dedicated to singing the Catholic Church’s treasury of sacred music—Gregorian...Show More Summary

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