Thousands of young Australian girls are at risk of female genital mutilation, but unless we know which ones, we’re powerless to intervene and save them from a lifetime of suffering, writes Paula.

Freely Freely Hymn When I survey the wondrous cross On which the Prince of glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, And pour contempt on all my pride. One of the greatest hymn writers of all time composed the beautiful hymn, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.” FREE Original Praise and WorshipVideos Our style is very eclectic

One of the biggest lies we hear whenever there is a mass terror attack, such as the one against New Zealand’s Muslims, is that the killing was “senseless.” It.

(RNS) This Sunday (Nov. 2), on what is known as All Souls’ Day, Roman Catholics around the world will be praying for loved ones who have died and for all those who have passed from this life to the.

Whats The Point Of Prayer In Catholicism Newly published manuscripts belonging to Karol Wojtyła have offered a glimpse into the future pope and saint’s deep devotion. ANAMNESIS After the consecration at Mass, the prayer of remembrance in which the Church calls to mind the Lord’s passion, resurrection, and ascension into heaven. This is the high point of the. What is the Sacrament of
Spiritual Day Spiritual poetry is one of the best ways to express gratitude to your dad. With this article, explore heart-warming spiritual Father’s Day poems. In that time, his thoughts wandered toward those he’d left behind in the church he’d planted at Ephesus. “Grace and peace to. I watched the video clip of this exchange five times the

This weekend’s Guardian published a letter from five senior Lib Dems – including Sir Alan Beith MP, Lord Dholakia and Baroness Sarah Ludford – condemning Hamas and urging both sides in the conflict to.

The Tyranny of Silence: How One Cartoon Ignited a Global Debate on the Future of Free Speech, by Flemming Rose, translated by Martin Aitken, Cato Institute, 240 pp., $24.95 No human right is more.

(RNS) On the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration, his election victory can, in part, be explained by his ability to tap into the most dominant thread of American religion: the American Dream. At the.

With the far-right going apoplectic every time someone mentions non-believers or religions other than Christianity (remember this?), I imagine the 2012 Presidential election will be one where every.

What a fascinating story in The Atlantic: scientists have established a connection between one’s political views and one’s innate physical sensitivity to disgust. Excerpts: As Montague mapped the.

In my my article on this year’s presidential debates, I pointed out that these high-drama election-year rituals seem important to mere citizens and journalists. But political scientists have long.

In northern Wisconsin recently: two deer, same species, different hues. Read on to learn what they have to do with the campaign. (Reader photo, with permission.) Yesterday I mentioned a social-media.

Not long ago, I was talking to a young adult I know who has walked away from the church, and I told her that if I thought the entirety of Christianity was embodied by the kind of insipid,

David Dobbs has a long measured response up to David Appell’s strange argument that Pepsi’s “free speech” rights were violated during the recent ScienceBlogs kerfuffle, by way of which he casts some.

Two of my long-time, politically well-experienced friends have been in Nevada recently, doing get-out-the-vote work. Independently, each has just sent me a note saying that their experience and.

And I suppose to avoid a bunch of comments from people who still don’t get it: in these posts (and in this video) I am not attacking religion in general or even Christianity specifically. I am.

On Wednesday a frenzy of theatric bipartisanship took over Australian Parliament. A new senator had made a vile, holocaust-referencing provocation in his maiden speech, and much of the day was.

"What [President Barack Obama] is doing to the U.S. energy economy couldn’t be done with a nuclear bomb," says author George Gilder, who adds that if "Newt [Gingrich] wasn’t such a jerk" he’d make a.

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"It’s literally pushing fundamentalist Christianity at the point of a gun against the people that we’re fighting. We’re emboldening an enemy." This statement makes me uncomfortable. I suspect Al Qaeda.