Day: December 9, 2015

Canadian Anglican and Lutheran churches focus on refugee crisis in joint Christmas greeting

Canadian Anglican and Lutheran churches focus on refugee crisis in joint Christmas greeting

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and Bishop Susan Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, released their annual joint Christmas message, focusing this year on the refugee crisis, beginning with the story of Jesus and the innkeeper who provided Mary and Joseph with a warm and safe […]

The Magdala Stone: An ancient and changing snapshot

The Magdala Stone: An ancient and changing snapshot

It was discovered in 2009 near the Sea of Galilee, in an archaeological site that proved to be the hometown of Mary Magdalene, and in existence both before the Second Temple of Jerusalem was destroyed and during the life of Christ. As it continues to be studied, the stone is revealing more about the role […]

Diane Rehm to retire from public radio

Diane Rehm to retire from public radio

Diane Rehm, host of National Public Radio’s “The Diane Rehm Show,” will be retiring, says WAMU, where the show is produced. From the NPR announcement: Rehm’s exit from the show will not take place immediately; she is expected to remain as its host through the 2016 presidential election. A date for her exit has not […]