A Psalm for the Refugee Crisis in America

funny thing happened to me on the way to waking up today. Imagine my surprise when the first reading of the morning (in the Revised Common Lectionary) was from Psalm…

Blind Christian Woman Refuses ISIS’ Demands to Convert to Islam and Lives to Tell About It

A blind Christian woman who was trapped under Islamic State control in Mosul for over two years before she was finally able to escape has opened up about how she…

Why Pope Francis Is In No Rush to Visit His Homeland

The Polish pope, St. John Paul II, made nine visits to his country of birth, the first in 1979, less than a year after his election.

Monastery Takes on Dog as Friar

In Catholic tradition, St. Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals — so perhaps it’s only fitting that one of the newest followers to join his order is…

Actor Sam Worthington Says “The Shack” Helped Him Understand His Relationship With God

“The Shack” hit theaters this weekend and actor Sam Worthington, the star of the film says he believes he was led to do “The Shack” to strengthen his own faith…

How to Use Digital Devices This Lent for Reflection

The season of Lent is upon us. This is a holy season for Christians who seek to identify with Jesus Christ’s 40 days of fasting as he prepared to be…

Nike Will Launch “Pro Hijab” for Muslim Female Athletes

Following its successful “What Will They Say About You Campaign” and Nike+ Training Club App in Arabic, Nike has revealed its next-level plans to make global sports more inclusive for women…

Is There a Christian Double Standard on Religious Violence?

Nearly 80 percent of Christians don’t think a terrorist acting in the name of Christianity is Christian. But more than half say terrorists acting in the name of Islam are…