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Church leaders tackle mental illness stigma
The Rev. Frank Page, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, was getting ready to work in the yard in the fall of 2009 when the phone rang. His daughter was on the line.
President Barack Obama, ‘Mourner in Chief’
Five men who know what it means to be president of the United States shared a stage in University Park, Texas. Then, the incumbent among them, flew to Waco, to mourn 11 first-responders
‘Ex-gay’ movement spokesman recants, ends marriage to wife
John Paulk, who for years was known as the poster boy for the Christian “ex-gay” movement, has formally renounced his past and says he is “truly, truly sorry for the pain I have caused”
Obama praises Boston for overcoming the ‘face of evil’
President Barack Obama praised Bostonians for their actions “in the face of evil” during an interfaith memorial service last Thursday for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
American Muslim leaders stand against terrorism
American Muslim leaders said they stand against terrorism committed in the name of Islam, trying to distance themselves from the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings
Let those who want same sex marriage be
Same sex marriage! It’s a hot button topic in view of the impending Supreme Court’s ruling on California’s Proposition 8. Last year, California passed a law making same sex marriages legal.
Attorneys general push Obama on contraception mandate
Thirteen state attorneys general are urging the federal government to broaden religious exemptions for private businesses under the White House’s contraception mandate
Some say History Channel’s portrayal of black Satan a sin
When some people recently started questioning whether the Satan character on “The Bible” miniseries resembled President Obama, others posed a broader question
Pope calls for dialogue with Muslims
Pope Francis last Friday called for more intense dialogue between religious leaders, particularly Muslims.
A model from the past: St. Francis’ lived peaceably among Muslims
Just as many Catholics have made connections with Pope Francis’ and that of St. Francis of Assisi, those seeking clues on the new pontiff’s approach to Christian-Muslim relations see another example in the iconic namesake.