Archive: January 9, 2011 - January 15, 2011
As of May 1, you can call him "Blessed" John Paul.
By Julia Duin | January 14, 2011; 10:03 AM ET | Comments (81)
Is there any reason why a public official - like President Obama - should not wear the headgear (turbans, yarmulkehs, prayer shawls, etc.) of various religious groups when visiting their places of worship?
By Julia Duin | January 13, 2011; 10:44 AM ET | Comments (2)
"Journalists and pundits should not manufacture a blood libel that serves only to incite the very hatred and violence they purport to condemn," Palin said in the statement.
By Elizabeth Tenety | January 12, 2011; 1:08 PM ET | Comments (304)
There's plenty of work being done in Haiti in the name of God. Does it make sense to demonize it?
By Julia Duin | January 12, 2011; 10:06 AM ET | Comments (1)
Six months after the minister of a tiny Gainesville church drew the world's attention with his threats to burn the Koran, Jones is resurfacing with a slightly more subtle proposal.
By Michelle Boorstein | January 11, 2011; 2:13 PM ET | Comments (3)
A little girl who wanted to meet a real politician ended up meeting her Maker. Why did God allow this evil to happen to innocent people?
By Julia Duin | January 11, 2011; 10:03 AM ET | Comments (125)
Westboro's tiny (and mostly related) congregation believes that God exacts violence against sinners on this side of eternity. They use military and other high profile funerals (most recently Elizabeth Edwards') to bring their hateful messages to the masses. That's the bad news. The good news is that Westboro's showing often bring out the best in humanity, too, via counter-protests in a show of support for grieving families.
By Elizabeth Tenety | January 11, 2011; 9:52 AM ET | Comments (21)
Narnia's "Voyage of the Dawn Treader" strayed from the book's original Christian themes, and movie-goers stayed away from the theaters.
By Elizabeth Tenety | January 10, 2011; 9:49 AM ET | Comments (9)
Senator's investigation of multi-million-dollar ministries raises unsettling questions about what is a church and who is a minister.
By David Waters | January 9, 2011; 2:34 PM ET | Comments (60)