Why, in 2013 should anyone care about Yiddish at all?
Jews are increasingly staking a claim to the Muslim-controlled Temple Mount, testing the Israeli government’s resolve to avoid conflict by protecting Muslim sovereignty over the site.
Most important to progressives, the pope indicated a desire to open up conversation at all levels of the church. Conservatives point out that he didn’t change church doctrine or teachings.
Pope Francis said in an interview released Thursday that the Catholic Church’s emphasis needs to turn from sexual issues to the ‘freshness and fragrance of the Gospel.’
Judge Peter Murphy wants more clarity in the lines between religion practice and state laws.
The Huffington Post highlighted the video of the archbishop’s speech, given last month in California.
A renowned Indian Deobandi seminary issued an Islamic ruling last week declaring photography ‘sinful.’ But the derisive reaction of many Indian Muslim point to waning influence.
Dayton treads water; rising health insurance premiums; Yom Kippur reflections on an eating disorder; and more.
Anti-Christian attacks have swept through Egypt since Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi was ousted. Christian properties have been desecrated and reduced to rubble.
“I stood up in a room of 120 people and said, ‘I’m gay, I’m in a relationship with a woman, and I’m happy,’ ” said Kristen Ostendorf.
Christians in the Middle East have faced greater persecution as a result of political change in recent years, and now Syria’s Christians feel they’re in the cross hairs.
The treaty that ended a religious war between Europeans has become a legacy that protects those who slaughter in other parts of the world.
Fr. Louis Hennepin spent only a few months in Minnesota, but his influence is undeniable.
The Minnesota Religious Freedom Forum is Oct. 24 at St. Paul’s RiverCentre.
Islamists who came to power in Egypt and Tunisia on the heels of the 2011 uprisings say the challenges they faced were too immense to fix quickly, but critics say their missteps are to blame.
Virginia’s B’nai Abraham congregation dedicated their brick synagogue in 1909.
But the Church of England initiative to drive payday lenders out of business is drawing scrutiny to its own investments.
Several Twin Cities restaurants offer Iftar buffets for Muslims to break their fast during the holy month.
The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations asked the school district to cancel the speech at the school.
Pope Francis arrived in Brazil after more than a month of bitter protests against government corruption and public spending. His visit for World Youth Day is expected to cost $60 million.