Religion News on the Web
Selected religion-related news from around the Web
May 16, 2012
- The Guardian
Guardian: Money becomes new church battleground
The Rev Paul Perkin seemed bewildered by the question: what was
his take on the latest scheme for conservative evangelical churches to
withhold money from the rest of the Church of England in order to keep
it out of the hands of liberals, gay people or women priests?
May 01, 2012
- The Times
The Times: Why more women are becoming nuns
Until recently, nuns in Britain had fallen out of the habit. In parts of the country, years went by without any women seeking to get themselves to a nunnery.
April 21, 2012
- The Economist
Economist: Koran study
THE Gideons in Germany give away 2,000 Bibles a day and nobody complains.
April 08, 2012
- The New York Times
NYT: Seeking to clear a path between yoga and Islam
As a community activist in Queens, Muhammad Rashid has fought for the rights of immigrants held in detention, sought the preservation of local movie theaters and held a street fair to promote diversity.
April 08, 2012
- The Christian Science Monitor
CS Monitor: A northern Iraqi Easter
In the small church of St. Addaie the Messenger, the crucifixion and resurrection, retold in the village for the past 2,000 years, was re-enacted in elaborate Easter celebrations by a community holding fast to its ancient traditions but uneasy about its future.
April 05, 2012
- The Irish Times
Irish Times: Opinion: Unchristian acts distort message of Jesus Christ
THIS WEEKEND, Christians around the world will mark the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. But what has been the legacy of the man with a simple message of love and peace, who sacrificed himself for humankind more than 2,000 years ago?