Posts Tagged ‘use’
Church leaders are pressing the Kenyan government to scientifically test herbal medicines that are used by millions to manage and treat diseases, saying the nontraditional therapies could be putting patients' health at risk.
When Joe Biden and Paul Ryan face off in the vice-presidential debate on Thursday night (Oct. 11), it will mark the first showdown of its kind between the first Catholics ever to oppose each other on the major party tickets.
Texas cheerleaders can continue to use banners with Bible verses after a court granted them a temporary restraining order against their school district.
Meet the social media “nones.” A new survey finds that Americans, while mostly religious, generally do not use social media to supplement worship and mostly keep their faith private online.
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There may be an Olympic sales slump in London’s West end, but churches tell a different story when it comes the demand for Olympic-related Bibles, booklets and resources.
Proponents of euthanasia and aborting chronically ill fetuses use the same arguments that were once used by the Nazis to promote their eugenics program of mass extermination, according to the Vatican's semiofficial newspaper.
Question: “Why did Jesus teach in parables?” Answer: It has been said that a parable is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. The Lord Jesus frequently used parables as a means of illustrating profound, divine t...
Both sides of the healthcare debate are hunkering down for the long haul. As the dust finally settles, one of the things left floating in the air is the arsenal of statistics used by those in favor of a universal contraception ...
ST. LOUIS (RNS) For 18 years, the Rev. William Rowe has done a little improvising while celebrating Mass on Sunday mornings at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mount Carmel, Ill. Now those deviations have led to his resignat...
A judge has denied bail to a young Christian man charged with desecrating the Quran under Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws despite the lack of evidence against him, sources said. Police in Shahdara, near Lahore, had arre...