Religion & Spirituality
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"Priests generally do not talk about it. And most dioceses in the United States have no services, or very limited services, for victims of domestic violence," says Father Charles Dahm, who is leading a campaign in Chicago to change that.
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In 2011, a researcher for Twitter discovered that bible verses, inspirational messages, and other tweets from religious leaders were incredibly popular among Twitter users. That discovery led the company to begin actively working with members of religious communities. Claire Diaz-Ortiz, who leads social innovation at Twitter and who spent many years abroad working with nonprofits, [...]
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MaryAnn KcKibben Dana, pastor of Idylwood Presbyterian Church in Falls Church, Virginia, and her family are spending one day a week without computers, work, or other distractions to see if a modern family can spend "holy time" together.
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"Just being in conversation with our loved ones is a way to get in touch with the sacred part of life and so with the right intention and the right attention I think we can really see how God encounters us in all aspects of our lives."
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The preference for male children in India dates back centuries, driven by religious custom, and the widespread abortion of female fetuses has led to an increasing gender gap. Will a rising and urbanizing middle class change this?
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“The common good is found in all our faith traditions—Catholic, black churches. I found it back to John Chrysostom in the fourth century. And the moral foundation of it is to love your neighbor as yourself.”
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“Christianity is a corporate religion. It’s not something you do by yourself. The act of getting down and doing something only the lowest of slaves would do really defined what it means to love one another as he loved us.”
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Watch highlights of five religious leaders speaking about same sex marriage from a range of religious and ethical viewpoints at demonstrations in Washington, DC during Supreme Court arguments about marriage.
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The new leader of the Anglican Communion says that true reconciliation requires "putting your most valued and passionate beliefs out for them to be examined, attacked, and then finding a way to love the person with whom you are dealing."
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“The ancient words take on the power they were supposed to take on all along,” says Rabbi Jamie Korngold, who leads a Passover seder in the Utah desert. “We’re trying to take this spiritually rich experience and ignite our Judaism.”
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"When we walk through the desert, we really get that idea of freedom, of being out in the wilderness and all the spiritual moments that are possible in the wilderness."
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"If he stresses the social justice teachings of the church, the very counter-cultural message of simplicity and poverty, that could really change things without technically changing any teachings," says David Gibson, national reporter for Religion News Service.