Christianity

Thumbnail ragnar lothbrok 3 Reasons Why "Vikings" is the Most Religiously Interesting Show on TV

At the prompting of some of my younger colleagues at Word on Fire, I spent time during a recent vacation getting caught up on the History Channel...

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After a gunman pledging allegiance to ISIS carried out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, attorneys with the American Civil Liberties...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 405561100 APOLOGISTS, CATECHISTS, THEOLOGIANS: WAKE UP!

After perusing the latest Pew Study on why young people are leaving the active practice of Christianity, I confess that I just sighed in...

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Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 21, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia's new book, released on Tuesday, takes a...

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Thumbnail classroom credit p chinnapong via wwwshutterstockcom cna Are secularists literally using Satan to drive religion out of public schools?

Washington D.C., Aug 5, 2016 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As activists push “After School Satan” programs for elementary school students, it is...

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Thumbnail manhattan ny credit matej kastelic shutterstock cna Can reality make us happy? A Catholic event in NYC takes on the question

New York City, N.Y., Jan 7, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- “Reality has never betrayed me.” Those were among the words of Monsignor Luigi...

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There’s a popular notion that suggests that it can be helpful to compare every century of Christianity’s existence to one year of life. That would...

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Thumbnail cross of the martyrs credit aaron groote via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 1 15 16 Christians are the most widely targeted religious group in the world

Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2017 / 04:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When it comes to religious persecution, Christians are the most widely targeted...

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Thumbnail fire from above lilles Contemplating Christ and the Christian life

“As the third millennium unfolds, the world needs the wisdom that the tradition of Christian prayer offers,” Anthony Lilles writes in “Fire from...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 25943326 Five-hundred years of misunderstanding

The heart has its reasons, says Pascal, and sometimes those reasons have a long history. Recently, I signed a card for a friend, a devout...

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Thumbnail grace jesus canaanite woman Grace or karma?

Just a few weeks ago, I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Stephen Davis, retired professor of the philosophy of religion at Claremont University. In...

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Thumbnail gomezcol 2 1 History and suffering in the Holy Land

This week, our Holy Father Pope Francis makes his first trip to the Holy Land. His pilgrimage reminds us that our Christian faith is rooted in...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the general audience in st peters square sept 7 2016 credit daniel ibanez 2 cna Is unity the most important thing to Pope Francis?

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has decided to begin 2017 in much the same way as he did last year: praying for Christian...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 at the liturgy of the lords passion at st peters basilica on april 3 2015 credit losservatore romano cna Modern martyrs exemplify true Christian unity, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 27, 2017 / 05:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a speech to Catholic and Orthodox leaders, Pope Francis pointed, as he often does, to...

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Thumbnail macy halford my utmost memoir Our utmost in dealing with our faith

The complexity of adulthood inevitably puts to death the naïveté of childhood. And this is true, too, of our faith. Not that faith is a naïveté. It...

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Thumbnail chinese boy praying Parsing Pope Francis’ puzzling take on religion in China

Understandably, most reaction to Pope Francis’ latest blockbuster interview, in this case with the Spanish newspaper El Pais, focused on his...

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Thumbnail sunday readings 06 09 Sunday Readings for June 10 & 11- The Most Holy Trinity

We often begin Mass with the prayer from the epistle: “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy...

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Thumbnail man in traditional arab dress credit boris stroujko via wwwshutterstockcom cna Sweden can't send Christian convert back to Iran

Religious liberty advocates applauded a European court’s ruling in favor of asylum for an individual fleeing life-threatening anti-conversion laws...

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