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News: Researchers Say Virgin Mary Actually God’s Second Choice To Bear Son

2 days agoHumor : The Onion

NEW HAVEN, CT—In a startling discovery that sheds new light on the woman Christians revere as the mother of their Lord and Savior, researchers at Yale Divinity School announced Monday that the Blessed Virgin Mary was in fact God’s second choice to bear His only son. Show More Summary

God Is Like a Movie Director

Though unseen and unheard, he orchestrates the details of our lives—even when they are falling apart. O ne of my earliest memories is of holding my mother’s hand on my first day of school. I was so nervous as I entered the classroom that I wouldn’t let go. Show More Summary

Holy Mother Of God, Is This Mascot Terrifying, Or What?

This is one of the most terrifying things we've ever seen. Like, what? Introducing our new mascot, designed by @davidshrigley, Kingsley. — PartickThistle FC (@ThistleTweet) June 22, 2015 The new mascot, who...Show More Summary

"As we said in the Bible study, we enjoyed you. But may God have mercy on you."

Said Felicia Sanders to Dylann Roof, who listened by video feed and could be seen standing, noy moving, looking blank. Felicia Sanders is the mother of victim Tywanza Sanders, the first of the 9 persons Roof shot. According to this account in The Washington Post, Tywanza, 26, was the first person Roof shot, but not the first person Roof targeted. Show More Summary

"A New Start": Pope Francis' Powerful Call to Action on Climate Change

In the "Canticle of the Creatures," Saint Francis of Assisi praises God for the majesty of His creation, saying "all praise be yours, my Lord, through our Sister Mother Earth, who sustains us and governs us." It is an inspiring reminder...Show More Summary

The Martyrs of Mother Emanuel

Maybe there's no better way to die than to die in church. You don't have to worry about what those nine beloved children of God who were shot at Mother Emmanuel AME. They went home. Our faith tells us they are with God in glory. There might be no more perverse thing than to shoot people in a sanctuary. Show More Summary

The Time Is Now to Change the Way We Parent

I have read a great many parenting books in my quarter century as a mother...philosophies, theories, how-tos, how-NOT-tos...but the God's honest truth is my five children have been reared by a woman who has mastered the art of child rearing through trial-and-error. Show More Summary

The 13 Most Radical Lines From the Pope's Climate Encyclical

Invoking his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi, and his reverence for God's creation — "our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains us" — Pope Francis has published a long-awaited environmental treatise, calling the Christian faithful to action on climate change, clean water and sustainable development, while blasting the developed world's "throwaway...

50 years ago today: Bob Dylan begins recording "Like a Rolling Stone."

"I guess I was going to quit singing. I was very drained," he said."I was playing a lot of songs I didn’t want to play. I was singing words I didn’t really want to sing. I don’t mean words like ‘God’ and ‘mother’ and ‘President’ and ‘suicide’ and ‘meat cleaver.’ I mean simple little words like ‘if’ and ‘hope’ and ‘you.’... Show More Summary

-Does God Have a Gender?

Recently a number of priests in the Church of England publically called for changes in the church’s liturgies to include references to God as a female and mother alongside the traditional male designations. From Christian Today: Proclaiming "Jesa Christa, crucified" is among the liturgical changes that could help lessen abuse of power in the Church, […]

"Seinfeld" actor Jason Alexander says, "Oh dear God, leave Heidi alone," so we're talking about her more.

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Jason Alexander really regrets talking shit on "Howard Stern" this week. In better times. (via NBC) My mother always said, don't say anything behind someone's back if you would't say it to their face. This is, of course, impossible.Show More Summary

God the Father, God the Mother

With the appointment of the United Kingdom’s first women bishops, Reverend Libby Lane as Bishop of Hull closely followed by the Reverend Alison White being appointed as the Bishop of Stockport, it was never going to be very long before … Continue reading ?

Female Bishops Fight for Their Church to Call God “She”

God the mother. Image via Flickr User 'Waiting for the Word' Just a couple of months ago, The Church of England finally consecrated their first female bishop. While women have been priests in England since 1994, opponents were hesitant to make any big changes. Show More Summary

Distillations Podcast: Acts of God, Acts of Men

Mother Nature can do a lot of damage. Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and droughts destroy...

Marie Chishahayo: Mother Charged With Murder Of Child, Blames Young Son And God

A 36-year-old Kansas City woman faces charges of second-degree murder, as well as four counts of child abuse after her 2-year-old daughter was found dead in their apartment. But Marie Chishahayo claims that she didn’t hurt the child....Show More Summary

There are animals raining from the sky in Australia and it's way worse than frogs.

last monthHumor / odd : Happy Place

Mother of God, why? This is spider country. (photo via Sydney Morning Herald) Next time you complain about overcast weather, just remember that the skies could be darkened by clouds and clouds of horrifying arachnids. Earlier this month "millions and millions" of baby spiders rained from the skies in southern New South Wales, Australia. Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee Denounced Monty Python As Blasphemy

Mother Jones quotes a Mike Huckabee sermon from 1979: There was a time in this country when a movie like The Life of Brian which, I just read—thank God the theaters in Little Rock decided not to show, but it’s showing all over the Fort Worth–Dallas area, which is a mockery, which is a blasphemy […]

Cissy Houston Leaving Bobbi Kristina's Life in God's Hands; Says There Is No Progress in Her Health

Cissy Houston, the mother of the late singer Whitney Houston and grandmother to Bobbi Kristina Brown, is revealing that her granddaughter's dire medical situation has not improved and that she is ready for whatever fate God decides for the 22-year-old who reportedly suffers from irreversible brain damage.

Liturgical Notes on the Apparition of St Michael

In addition to the universal feasts of the Mother of God, from the Immaculate Conception to the Assumption, the Church also keeps local feasts connected with the major centers of Marian devotion, such as Loreto in Italy, Walsingham in England, Guadalupe in Mexico etc. Show More Summary

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