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The Monastic Life
March 12, 2010
The Monastic Life
There will always be a purpose to monastic life, say the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, as long as there is a need in the world for silence, prayer, simplicity, and balance.
March 12, 2010
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Obama Faith Council: Final Report and Recommendations
March 10, 2010
Obama Faith Council: Final Report and Recommendations
President Obama’s advisory panel of prominent religious and community leaders released its final report with more than 60 policy recommendations on issues including poverty, climate change, and interfaith cooperation.
March 10, 2010
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Joshua DuBois: Relations with Faith Community “Strong”
March 10, 2010
Joshua DuBois: Relations with Faith Community “Strong”
As President Obama’s faith advisory council issues its final report, Joshua DuBois, director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes what the administration has learned from religious and community leaders.
March 10, 2010
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Thomas Farr: Obama Must Appoint Religious Freedom Ambassador
March 8, 2010
Thomas Farr: Obama Must Appoint Religious Freedom Ambassador
Former diplomat Thomas Farr is concerned the Obama administration has yet to fill this important position.
March 8, 2010
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Humanitarian Challenges in Chile and Haiti
March 5, 2010
Humanitarian Challenges in Chile and Haiti
With major earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, relief organizations have their work cut out for them as they help the people of these devastated countries.
March 5, 2010
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Richard Stearns Extended Interview
March 5, 2010
Richard Stearns Extended Interview
Watch more of our conversation with World Vision president Rich Stearns on dual catastrophes in Chile and Haiti, the military's role in humanitarian relief, and the Obama White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
March 5, 2010
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Parents Circle
March 5, 2010
Parents Circle
Rami Elhanan and Mazen Faraj are members of the Parents Circle-Families Forum, a grassroots group that unites bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have lost immediate family members to the Middle East conflict. Together they promote a message of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace.
March 5, 2010
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Seminaries and Sex
March 5, 2010
Seminaries and Sex
“Most of our faith traditions believe God gave us the gift of sexuality, so it has deep theological meaning for us. I don’t think we can say sexuality isn’t a religious issue. It deeply is a religious issue.”
March 5, 2010
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Egypt’s Coptic Tensions
February 26, 2010
Egypt’s Coptic Tensions
"Any conflicts between Muslims and Copts, in the subway or the market, will always end up being taken in the religious context," says Alexandria University professor Rifaat Lakkousha.
February 26, 2010
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Religion and Government News Roundup
February 26, 2010
Religion and Government News Roundup
Religion's role in US foreign policy, gays in the military, and Mennonites and the national anthem were all in the news this past week.
February 26, 2010
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Spiritual Directors
February 26, 2010
Spiritual Directors
"Breathing is one of the most basic prayers," says Liz Ellmann, who heads Spiritual Directors International. "We are so close to God we're as near as our breath."
February 26, 2010
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Making Foreign Aid Work
February 19, 2010
Making Foreign Aid Work
"Most of the countries that did get a lot of aid are not success stories," says New York University economics professor William Easterly.
February 19, 2010
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