Tag: World Religion

Age of confusion for Catholics under Pope Francis

If you think politics today in this country are a mess – it’s the same and probably worse for the Catholic Church. What started as a time of hope with the election of Pope Francis has turned into the greatest period of confusion and likely heresy since the Reformation.   Confusion is the name of […]

Surrey’s Interfaith Pilgrimage Brings Different Believers Together

A small congregation of pilgrims walked 16 kilometres through Surrey on Feb. 4, visiting Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh places of worship as part of the KPU Multi-Faith Centre’s celebration of 2018 UN World Interfaith and Harmony Week.   The Surrey Interfaith Pilgrimage, made up of about 20 people of various ages, stopped at […]

A Global ‘Code of Ethics for a Better World’

Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh launched a global initiative aiming to bring forth joint values between Islam and Christianity, to be drafted within a ‘Code of Ethics’’ directed at social, religious and legislative entities and organizations.   The Code of Ethics, which aims at solving major conflict in today’s world caused by the misunderstanding and misinterpretation of […]

‘Atheist to Zoroastrian’: New living learning community connects students of different religious traditions

Many students know that Duke’s motto is “Eruditio et Religio,” but what do the words meaning erudition and religion truly look like in practice? A new living learning community is bringing the phrase to life. Eruditio et Religio, also called E&R, aims to help students build relationships with people of varying religious traditions and work together […]

Leading German Cardinal Opens the Door to Church Blessings of Homosexual Couples

In a controversial new statement, progressive German Cardinal Reinhard Marx said he could envision blessing homosexual couples in the Catholic Church, but added that it would have to be up to the “pastor on the ground” rather than made into a universal rule.In an interview with the Bavarian State Broadcasting’s radio service, the cardinal—who is […]

Parents, clerics flag kid’s books from Saudi Arabia, Singapore News & Top Stories

Some Muslims, including parents and clerics, have raised concerns about a few children’s books being sold in Singapore, saying their content could be misunderstood by impressionable young readers and steer them towards violence and extremism.The English books originate from Saudi Arabia and may not be suitable in multiracial and multireligious Singapore, they say.One of the […]

Pope Francis apologises to abuse victims, but reaffirms support for Bishop Barros

Pope Francis apologised to victims of clerical sex abuse, saying he unknowingly wounded them by the way he defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse by his mentor.Speaking with journalists on his flight to Rome from Lima, Peru, the Pope said he only realized later that his words erroneously implied that victims’ accusations […]

Public invited to attend annual world interfaith harmony assembly

The public is invited to attend the 8th Annual Interfaith Harmony Assembly, “Voices in Harmony,” which will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 5, at Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas, 18 Patsy Lane, Jamesville.This event is a collaboration between InterFaith Works, Women Transcending Boundaries and local faith communities to help spread a message […]

Supremes allow law exempting Christians from homosexual promotion

Ever since five liberal justices on the U.S. Supreme Court created same-sex “marriage” – with two arguably having breached ethics rules by advocating for same-sex “marriage” while the case was pending – homosexual activists have been using the legal system to punish defenders of traditional marriage.They’ve targeted bakers for refusing to promote same-sex weddings – one incendiary member of the Colorado […]

Appeals court upholds fine against Christian bakers who refused to make same-sex wedding cake

The Oregon Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a decision by Oregon’s labor commissioner that forced two Gresham bakers to pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple for whom the bakers refused to make a wedding cake.Melissa and Aaron Klein made national headlines in 2013 when they refused to bake a cake for Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer, citing their Christian beliefs. The […]