Tag: World Religion

Pope predicts own death in 2-3 years

Pope Francis on Monday publicly broached the prospect of his own death for the first time, giving himself “two or three years” but not ruling out retirement before then. Read More: Pope predicts own death in 2-3 years | The Times of Israel.

Vatican calls on Muslim leaders to condemn Christian persecution in Iraq

The Vatican has called on Muslim leaders to denounce unambiguously the persecution of Christians and Yazidis in Iraq – and hinted that it is considering breaking off dialogue with Islamic representatives if they fail to do so.   In a statement on Tuesday, the department in charge of inter-religious dialogue said: “The dramatic situation of […]

Evangelical Anglicans Aim to Bridge Gulf Between Pentecostals and Pope

They don’t necessarily envision Baptists speaking in tongues or Pentecostals setting up shrines to honor the Virgin Mary. But a network of evangelical Episcopalians is at the forefront of a movement it calls “convergence,” which its leaders are careful to distinguish from another World Council of Churches-kind of organization. Read More: Evangelical Anglicans Aim to […]

Pope’s Protestant friend dies, but push for unity lives

The English surgeons who fought to save the life of a badly mangled motorcyclist on the morning of July 20 might have guessed he was someone unusual, since the hospital was receiving calls from Rome, from the pope himself, asking for updates. Read More: Pope’s Protestant friend dies, but push for unity lives – World […]

Why Pope Francis is ‘throwing down a gauntlet’ on environmental destruction

Having focused much of his papacy on issues like poverty and inequality, Pope Francis is now calling on the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics to pay attention to another problem: environmental destruction. Read More: Why Pope Francis is ‘throwing down a gauntlet’ on environmental destruction | Public Radio International.

Pope Hosts Interfaith ‘Peace Gathering’ Featuring Christian, Jewish, Muslim Prayers

ROME – In an effort to encourage peace in the Middle East, Pope Francis hosted the leaders of the Israeli and Palestinian worlds at the Vatican on Sunday, presenting an ecumenical gathering that joined professing Christians and Catholics together with Muslims, Jews and Druze. Read More: Pope Hosts Interfaith ‘Peace Gathering’ Featuring Christian, Jewish, Muslim Prayers […]

Capital of interfaith dialogue

Florence may be best known for its masterpieces of art and Renaissance architecture, but according to its recently elected mayor, Dario Nardella, it now aims to become a world capital for interfaith dialogue as well. Read More: Renaissance masterpieces, check. Next mission: Capital of interfaith dialogue – Jewish World Features Israel News | Haaretz.

Candidly speaking: As Europe slides into a Dark Age, Jews must review their future

Recent developments signal that the prospect of Europe sliding into a new Dark Age is now a horrifying reality. It is as though all the elements negating the open society have been blended into a witches’ brew to undermine Europe’s liberal cultural ethos. Read More: Candidly speaking: As Europe slides into a Dark Age, Jews […]

Could Pope Francis Call for a New Nicene Council in 2025? Why It’s a Bad Idea

Since Pope Francis’ meeting with Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew earlier in June, there have been whispers that a new Nicene Council might be in the works for 2025—the 1700th anniversary of the original council. Read More: Could Pope Francis Call for a New Nicene Council in 2025? Why It’s a Bad Idea.

Alan Dodd: Who Are the Real Racists?

Well, it’s the season to be racist. Coming up on national elections is the perfect time for the liberals to begin the racist accusations in order to try and influence voters not to vote for opposing candidates. Read More: Alan Dodd: Who Are the Real Racists? — The Patriot Post.