Category: Faith

Pope Francis asks sex abuse victims for forgiveness, vows bishops will be held accountable for abuse

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Pope Francis asks sex abuse victims for forgiveness, vows bishops will be held accountable for abuse

Pope Francis met privately with abuse victims Pope Francis promised to hold bishops accountable for the protection of minors and begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors. The pope celebrated a Mass with six survivors at his Vatican hotel Monday, but in his homily he […]

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New pope chosen as white smoke pours from Sistine Chapel chimney

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
New pope chosen as white smoke pours from Sistine Chapel chimney

New pope will emerge from the loggia overlooking St. Peter’s Square Cardinals elected a new pope to lead the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics on Wednesday, overcoming deep divisions to select the 266th pope in a remarkably fast conclave. Tens of thousands of people who braved cold rain to watch the smokestack atop the Sistine Chapel […]

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Timothy Kurek, straight Christian, went undercover as a gay man

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Timothy Kurek, straight Christian, went undercover as a gay man

Christian Timothy Kurek came out as gay in Christian community By Kevin Olenick In his book The Cross in The Closet, Timothy Kurek tells his story of how he pretended to be gay for a year to experience what life is like for individuals in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community (LGBT). He says his […]

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What we mean when we talk about secularism

| September 16, 2012 | 3 Comments
What we mean when we talk about secularism

Reconciliation and residential schools: a personal journey for First Nations and Canadians

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Reconciliation and residential schools: a personal journey for First Nations and Canadians

Religious faith becoming an employee benefit in today’s stressful workplace

| January 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Religious faith becoming an employee benefit in today’s stressful workplace

The waning appeal of Islamic fundamentalism

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
The waning appeal of Islamic fundamentalism

Troy Media – by Eva Sajoo The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt once famously claimed “Islam is the answer” to that nation’s social and political problems. While they have nuanced their political platform in the wake of the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak, the slogan catches the spirit of Islamist movements at large, with their aspiration […]

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