Day: January 15, 2015

Duke University reverses decision to sound Islamic call to prayer

Duke University has reversed a decision to sound “adhan”, which calls Muslims students to Friday prayers, from the Duke Chapel bell tower every Friday beginning January 16. In a statement from Duke University, the campus remains “committed to fostering an inclusive, tolerant, and welcoming campus for all of its students.”        

All Episcopal seminary deans issue joint communiqué

All Episcopal seminary deans issue joint communiqué

Press release: The Council of Deans met in its annual meeting at the Bexley Seabury campus in Columbus, Ohio Sunday, January 11 to Tuesday, January 13, 2015. All 10 seminary deans were present at the meeting, joined by their academic deans, as well as the dean and president of St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary in the […]

Pope Francis: “Man has slapped nature in the face”

En route to the Philippines, Pope Francis, promoting his upcoming encyclical on the environment, said that he believes global warming is largely man-made and hopes that the upcoming climate change meeting in Paris will be productive: I don’t know if it (human activity) is the only cause, but mostly, in great part, it is man who […]