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Religious requirements for head of state

A Muslim person has no hope of winning the presidency in Lebanon due to a requirement that the executive leader be a member of the Maronite Christian Church. 176 more words

Ryan Hite

O Shepherds, Where Art Thou?

Back in May, Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski wrote an article on immigration policy. He proclaimed that “…for Catholic lawmakers in particular there is no longer any moral ambiguity to this question.” Lest you wonder what he commands Catholic lawmakers to do with no question or debate, try open borders and blanket amnesty. 2,144 more words




Victor Urecki is a rabbi. He was invited to a panel discussion at a Presbyterian church and he anticipated this question: “Why is there so much violence in this world caused by religious fanaticism?” He wrote that he had an answer all worked out but that when it came time for him to speak he didn’t say what he really thought. 1,165 more words


"Bordering On Heartless": Protecting Ourselves From The Youngest Of Refugees

Glenn Beck says he has come under fierce attack from some of his fellow conservatives for a grave transgression.

His crime? He announced plans to bring food, water, teddy bears and soccer balls to at least some of the tens of thousands of Central American children who have crossed the border into the United States. 726 more words


Politicians-religious leaders’ nexus thwarts equality legislation in Taiwan

Taiwan: Religious leaders and politicians have formed a strategic alliance to halt the furthering of equality legislation that seeks to end anti gay discrimination and allow same-sex couples to marry. 424 more words

Taiwan (Republic Of China)

Moving the conversation forwards: Religious leaders vow to join hands for children with UNICEF

Ethiopia has come a long way, in development terms, since it adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as part of its national agenda. Remarkable achievements have been registered within various social wellbeing parameters. 742 more words


Mark 4:11

Mark 4:11 “And He said to them, “To you it has been given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but to those who are outside, all things come in parables,” “ 215 more words