Kristen Welch at the We Are that Family blog writes: Somehow collecting clothes for immigrants has become the perfect opportunity to get rid of stuff we don’t want and gathering baby items for new moms is the perfect excuse to toss out stained and worn clothing we wouldn’t dare use again. I’ve packed suitcases with […]
Day: October 16, 2014
Some strange and objectionable goings on in Houston, where lawyers for the city issued subpoenas for the sermons of five preachers who are trying to overturn a city ordinance that bans discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people.
Bishop Gene Robinson writes in The Daily Beast: This week’s working paper, released by the Synod on the Family taking place at the Vatican, is being hailed as an “earthquake” for the Roman Catholic Church. Hardly! It is only a tremor (albeit substantial), which may forewarn of a coming earthquake, or merely be relieving some […]
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s reflection on how world leaders should respond to the threat posed by ISIS appear in the November issue of Prospect magazine in the United Kingdom, and online.
The Barna Group has a new report that plumbs the question of why fewer and fewer Americans are attending church. The document names five trends: