More From Religion

March 02, 2018

In late December 1955, the Gallup poll issued its annual list of the "most admired men in America." At the top of the list stood President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who had also been ranked first for the previous four years. But a new name entered the list that year: the Rev. Billy Graham, the most…


February 23, 2018

MONTREAT — As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispensing spiritual counsel — and political advice — to U.S.…

Obit Billy Graham

February 21, 2018

MONTREAT — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.

Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other…

Obit Billy Graham

February 16, 2018

VATICAN CITY — When a Vatican court convicted a Chilean predator priest of sex crimes, it went out of its way to affirm the credibility of his victims. Their testimony had been consistent and corroborated, while their motives in coming forward had been only to “free themselves of a…

Vatican Chile Sex Abuse

February 09, 2018

While driving through Southwest Georgia last fall, I drove past a cotton field, a crop so loaded with historical significance that I couldn’t help but stop the car and gape at the scraggly plants. Evocative as they were, they weren’t the day’s main agricultural attraction. That…


February 02, 2018

VATICAN CITY — Just how well informed is Pope Francis about the goings-on in his 1.2-billion strong Catholic Church?

That question is making the rounds after the pope seemed completely unaware of the details of a Chilean sex abuse scandal, a failing that soured his recent trip there and…

Vatican Pope-2

January 26, 2018

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show “proof” to be believed, saying he realized it was a “slap in the face” to victims that he never intended.

But he doubled down on defending a Chilean bishop accused by…

Peru Pope

January 22, 2018

As part of the Frederick Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series of Conversations on Christian Leadership, the Rev. Dr. Luke Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel, will be coming to Lakeside Baptist Church.

The Frederick E. Turnage Distinguished Speaker Series is offered each year as the…


January 19, 2018

NEW YORK — Faith and survival, not the machinery of death, are the central themes at an atypical Holocaust museum in Brooklyn.

The three-year-old Amud Aish Memorial Museum, located far from the tourist crowds at near the very edge of the borough, focuses on the experiences of Orthodox Jews…

Holocaust Museum Role of Faith

January 12, 2018

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — They gathered for one last Shabbat service, one last reading from the Torah, one last sermon and one last luncheon preceded by a kiddush or prayer over bread and wine.

With that, Temple Hadar Israel in this Lawrence County city held its last weekly service, bringing an end…

Exchange-Synagogue’s Final Service
22 stories in Religion. Viewing 5 through 14.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 3
        Next Page»   Last Page»