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  • In Theory: An Italian priest's divisive words

    In Theory: An Italian priest's divisive words
    An Italian Catholic priest is under fire for a Christmas message he made that apparently blames women for domestic violence. Perio Corsi's text, titled “Women and femicide — healthy self-criticism. How often do they provoke?” contains...
  • Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings

    Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
  • Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Personal Tweet

    Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Personal Tweet
    The wait is over for Pope Benedict XVI's many Twitter followers, and they have been quick to respond to the much anticipated first tweet from his personal account Wednesday morning. Using the handle @Pontifex -- meaning "bridge builder" in Latin -- he...
  • Staging the meaning of Christmas

    Staging the meaning of Christmas
    December may have only been two days old, but the nearly 300 people who filled ShoreLife Church's sanctuary Sunday evening were reminded why the church celebrates the Christmas season. The message wasn't delivered by the pastor but by 34 children,...
  • In Theory: Are parts of Scripture outdated and in need of change?

    It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
  • Community & Clubs: Plenty to pray about this week

    With the happenings in Boston and in West Texas fresh in our minds, the National Day of Prayer makes more sense than ever, says the Rev. Julie Elkins, president of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and pastor at First United Methodist Church of...
  • In Theory: Has the economy damaged the work ethic?

    Sociologist Max Weber first advanced the idea of a Protestant work ethic in 1914. A recent study suggests that not only does this ethic exist, it can make the effects of unemployment worse for Protestants than for non-Protestants. The Dutch survey,...
  • Halverson: Even for Christians, Christ not the only way

    One of the things I love most about the church I serve is its openness to other religions. Some people think that being Christian is about closing everything else out and walking a very narrow path. We hear many Christians espouse that the only way to...
  • Community & Clubs: Learn about local homelessness resources at meeting

    The Oct. 17 meeting of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council will focus on resources for the homeless. Families Forward, Family Promise, Friendship Shelter, Grandma's House of Hope, Laura's House, Laguna Relief and Resource Coalition, Mercy House,...
  • Indiana exorcist fights the devil

    Indiana exorcist fights the devil
    Vince Lampert grew up in the Haughville community on Indianapolis' west side. He said he saw a lot of things in his neighborhood as a boy, but nothing like he saw on a trip to Rome for study at the Vatican in 2006. “Probably the most bizarre...
  • Rep. Holder-Winfield: Longtime Champion Of Death Penalty Repeal

    Rep. Holder-Winfield: Longtime Champion Of Death Penalty Repeal
    State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield is so closely associated with the drive to repeal Connecticut's death penalty that he says someone once asked him, "Do you work on anything else?" In fact, the two-term Democrat from New Haven noted that he has been...
  • Stained glass controversy: Is Archbishop Wenski as big as Jesus?

    Stained glass controversy: Is Archbishop Wenski as big as Jesus?
    When the renovated St. James Catholic Cathedral is dedicated Saturday, the new stained-glass windows will feature a few familiar faces — Jesus Christ ... the Virgin Mary ... and Archbishop Thomas Wenski. Wenski, dressed in his red bishop's robes...