Discover

Discover

Faith

8232 articles View all articles »
ebola
I Brought My Fiancé to America. He Brought Ebola. God Saved Us Both.

How God helped me when the world turned against me.

popefrancis
Yes, Even Non Christians Can (and Must) Do Good

A homily from the pope on why thinking only Christians can do good is not Christlike.

internet
Save the Internet: 12 Faith Voices You Should Hear

The open Internet is crucial for the future of religious life and interfaith action in America.

fingerscrossed
Jesus Is Not Your Genie

Seven ways your faith isn’t really faith at all.

Discover

Religion

4476 articles View all articles »
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
The Good News According to Pew

Of course the Church is dying — and of course the Church will be just fine.

shutterstock_242368198
The Problem with Calling Terrorism “Religious”

We need better explanations for the horrors in the world today.

shutterstock_178704173
Ask Laura: Help! I Might Become a Mormon!

A potential convert faces telling her family about the decision.

shutterstock_80591593
Ask Laura: Do I tell my employer I’m pregnant?

This week, Laura advises a pregnant woman in pursuit of a job and a religion writer in search of money.

Discover

National

4040 articles View all articles »
tumblr_na9b9e1FFu1sfie3io1_1280
The Gospel According to Labor Day

Union leaders have forgotten the religious roots of organized labor in this country.

Semilla Luz
In Disfigured Man, Pope Francis Saw Jesus

In his embrace with a disfigured man in St. Peter’s Square, the pope saw more than we might initially realize or understand.

Pastor Saeed Abedini faces grave new danger

In a disturbing turn of events, an American Pastor imprisoned in Iran has been transferred to one of the deadliest … Continued

A rabbi and a sharia court judge walk into an auditorium

What are a Jewish rabbi and a Muslim Sharia court judge doing together on a speaking tour? I like to … Continued

Discover

Guest Voices

957 articles View all articles »
From Boston to Aurora to Sandy Hook, a problem that has a name: sin

People embrace during the candlelight service at Boston’s Arlington Street Church honoring those killed and injured in the Boston Marathon … Continued

‘It gets better’ when we truly understand what Bible says about gays

By Bishop Gene Robinson There is so much wrong with Tony Perkins’ recent Guest Voices post, published by On Faith … Continued

Religion-based bigotry harms youth

By Mitchell Gold In the past few weeks, the shocking number of suicides by gay teenagers has sparked a serious … Continued

Dove World Christian Center’s Koran burning endangers troops, says Gen Petraeus

By Elizabeth Tenety It’s easy to dismiss Florida Dove World Outreach Center pastor Terry Jones’ planned “International Burn a Koran … Continued

Discover

Georgetown

917 articles View all articles »
Survey: 18 percent of Americans say they have seen a ghost

A ghost decorates a front yard on Admiral Rd. in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 31, 201 QUOTE OF THE DAY … Continued

Michele Bachmann: Obama administration support of Syrian rebels proves we’re in the end times

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) addresses a gathering of supporters to formally launch her campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination … Continued

amishcountry
The Amish shooter’s wife: Marie Monville finds meaning 7 years later

In coping with her husband’s killing spree and its aftermath, Monville didn’t just cling to God in the shadow of tragedy, but spent her entire life unknowingly preparing for the wreckage she would face.

Iranian President Rouhani: Nuclear weapons aren’t Islamic

AP Photo/Brendan McDermid, Pool — AP photo Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the 68th United … Continued

Discover

Religious Leader

841 articles View all articles »
Operation Noble Eagle
Globe-Trotting Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Is Almost 84, and Working Harder Than Ever

The retired archbishop of Washington is enjoying a second wind under Pope Francis and loving every minute of it.

Semilla Luz
In Disfigured Man, Pope Francis Saw Jesus

In his embrace with a disfigured man in St. Peter’s Square, the pope saw more than we might initially realize or understand.

A rabbi and a sharia court judge walk into an auditorium

What are a Jewish rabbi and a Muslim Sharia court judge doing together on a speaking tour? I like to … Continued

Suzan Johnson Cook defends her work on religious freedom and explains why she left

WASHINGTON — Suzan Johnson Cook, who resigned this month as U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, said she left for … Continued

Discover

Religious Freedom

801 articles View all articles »
buddha2
Why Are Americans So Uptight about Religion?

America can learn from the way Hong Kong invites, celebrates, and affirms people of all faiths.

supermen
How Evangelicals Can Regain Our Superpowers

What if rejecting religious freedom laws actually helps evangelicals rediscover the power of the Gospel?

Forum Debate: Religion and Politics: David Saperstein
We Must Be A Beacon of Light and Hope . . . Before It’s Too Late

Remarks from Rabbi David Saperstein, the new U.S. ambassador for religious freedom.

shutterstock_217704799
I Was Free to Find Religion in Prison. Will the Supreme Court Protect That Freedom?

Why inmates need to be at liberty to practice their faith.

Discover

Health Care

756 articles View all articles »
unsplash_529f1e8522a2a_1
Life After Suicide: A Father Shares Lessons Learned

The former president of the Southern Baptist Convention shares the answers he found in the wake of his daughter’s suicide.

1280px-Guillaime_Courtois_-_David_and_Goliath_-_Google_Art_Project
Why You Need to Stop With the “Underdog” Complex

For a country full of Goliaths, we’re awfully obsessed with being David.

Founding Father - Jefferson Memorial, National Mall, Washington
Founders’ view of prayer should prevail at Supreme Court

The Founding Fathers found a common ground in prayer that should still guide us today.

Survey: Libertarian numbers are small but their social, political clout is growing

WASHINGTON — A new statistical portrait of libertarians examines their political and cultural views just as a Libertarian Party candidate … Continued

Discover

Catholic Church

702 articles View all articles »
PF
Can a Radical Pope Change American Culture Wars?

Pope Francis has rattled the right by shifting power and emphasizing new priorities.

kissingbabies
The 10 Best Pope Francis Moments (So Far)

The Pope Francis era’s greatest hits.

popefran-2
Pope Francis Hints He Might One Day Retire

Will the current pontiff follow Pope Benedict’s shocking move and retire in the next few years?

14392480489_1262653782_b
Pope Francis’s Comments on Pedophilia in the Church Spark Debate

Pope Francis raises eyebrows by saying pedophile priests include ‘bishops and cardinals.’

Discover

Human Rights

644 articles View all articles »
jesustied
9 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Persecution of Christians

Is discrimination against Christians an acceptable form of prejudice?

1280px-Guillaime_Courtois_-_David_and_Goliath_-_Google_Art_Project
Why You Need to Stop With the “Underdog” Complex

For a country full of Goliaths, we’re awfully obsessed with being David.

catholicacrobat
The Broken Christianity of “12 Years a Slave”

Did the slave system break religion or did a broken religion allow the slave system?

Pastor Saeed Abedini faces grave new danger

In a disturbing turn of events, an American Pastor imprisoned in Iran has been transferred to one of the deadliest … Continued

0