Year: 2017

Hate In God’s Name

Daryl Johnston SPLC Religious extremism and its relation to violent conflict This series will delve deeper into how white supremacists, sovereign citizens, militia extremists and violent anti-abortion adherents use religious concepts and scripture to justify threats, criminal activity and violence. This discussion of religious extremism should not be confused with […]

Can The Pope’s Vatican Redesign Our Economy? An Interview With Cardinal Turkson

Brendan Doherty Forbes Pope Francis has an ambitious goal: to redesign our global economy to serve even our most vulnerable. His vision of a new ‘social economy‘ is one that discards and hides no one. Can he do it? This month I flew to the Vatican to find out.

Sunday has lost its sense as day of rest, renewal in Christ, pope says

Carol Glantz Catholic News Service via National Catholic Reporter Just like a plant needs sun and nourishment to survive, every Christian needs the light of Sunday and the sustenance of the Eucharist to truly live, Pope Francis said. “How can we carry out the Gospel without drawing the energy needed […]

Returning to the Bible, Poland Reclaims Sunday as a Day of Rest

CBN News Polish lawmakers voted last week to reclaim Sunday as a day of rest by slowly phasing out Sunday shopping by 2020. The bill, which was backed by trade unions, passed with a vote of 254 to 156. The bill is expected to pass the Polish Senate and will […]

Why Were Vatican And RC Church Hierarchies NOT Unnerved About Infertility “Ingredients” In WHO’s African Tetanus Vaccine Campaign?

Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post The Roman Catholic Church has strict rules and unyielding dogma regarding religious beliefs and congregants practices but, unfortunately, seems to turn a deaf ear and a blind eye and subscribes to “going along to get along” especially regarding the pseudosciences regarding GMO ‘phood’ [1], and what […]

Religious freedom must be protected, says Catholic-Muslim dialogue

Cindy Wooden CRUX The Vatican-affiliated Catholic-Muslim Forum issued a statement asserting “the equal dignity and value of all persons irrespective of their race, gender, religion or social status … and we categorically condemn any attempts to stereotype any people or attribute collective guilt to them for the actions of individuals […]