Religion News on the Web
Selected religion-related news from around the Web
May 04, 2012
- The Daily Star
Daily Star: Christians, Muslims affirm common values
Muslims and Christian leaders from across the Middle East and Denmark wrapped up a three-day conference on religious understanding Thursday in Beirut by highlighting values, such as mercy, respect and caring for the weak, which both faiths share.
April 30, 2012
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Post-Gazette: Reform Judaism focuses on youth
Rabbi Jonah Pesner, who helped to lead a grass-roots revolution in the Union for Reform Judaism, visited Pittsburgh last week promoting plans to engage young families in synagogue life.
April 18, 2012
- The Associated Press
AP: Top Egyptian Islamic cleric visits Jerusalem
A top Egyptian Islamic cleric paid a rare visit to Jerusalem Wednesday, breaking with decades of opposition by Muslim leaders on traveling to areas under Israeli control.
April 18, 2012
- The New York Times
NYT: Vatican reprimands a group of U.S. nuns and plans changes
The Vatican has appointed an American bishop to rein in the largest and most influential group of Catholic nuns in the United States, saying that an investigation found that the group had “serious doctrinal problems.”
April 11, 2012
- Irish Times
Irish Times: Silenced priest told to reflect on situation
REDEMPTORIST PRIEST Fr Tony Flannery, who was silenced by the Vatican because of his views on contraception, celibacy and women’s ordination, has been advised by Rome to go to a monastery for a period where he would “pray and reflect” on his situation.