When the organizers of New York’s St. Patrick’s Day parade agreed to allow an openly homosexual group to march in the annual Irish-American event next March, many faithful Catholics thought that Cardinal Timothy Dolan (the Archbishop of New York) should have withdrawn his agreement to be the parade’s grand marshal.
More than 1,000 Catholic and non-Catholic Christians rallied outside the Oklahoma City Civic Center on Sunday, to unite in prayer against a “black mass” organized by Adam Daniels, a self-proclaimed Satanist leader of the Dakhma of Angra Mainyu Syndicate. According to Wikipedia, "Angra Mainyu" is the Avestan-language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive spirit."
Atheists regularly claim that religion is a crutch for emotionally and intellectually weak people — or even a mental illness — but what do actual studies say?
Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, who died September 8 at age 93, was hailed by a wide range of leaders for his generosity and for putting his Christian convictions before his business success.
During a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican last week, former Israeli President Shimon Peres urged the Catholic pontiff to help build a United Nations-like organization for different faiths dubbed the “Organization of United Religions.” Peres also referred to his proposed entity for “interfaith dialogue” as a “UN of religions.” While the pope was reportedly open to the idea, his spokesman suggested that no commitment was made to necessarily pursue it. Numerous prophecy watchers and analysts, meanwhile, highlighted news of the proposal as an important development with potentially deep prophetic implications.