Day: October 4, 2016

A faith-based debate?

This evening’s Vice Presidential debate could return the public conversation to those traditional concerns of so-called “values voters,” because of the faith foundations of the two men on the center stage.

After the crash

The Religion News Service spoke to a variety of people after last week’s tragic rail derailment in Hoboken, NJ, to find out how their faith was shaken or stirred by the proximity of such dangerous and deadly events. “We know that even when there are tragedies, there is always good. And even when there are …

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Today, October 4, is the feast day of Francis of Assisi. This past weekend, many churches celebrated the season by inviting animals to their regular services or holding special animal blessings at church or in the community. This small selection of picture posts from Sunday comes from the Facebook feeds of: St Bart’s NYC; St …

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