Independent: Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not ‘a magician with a magic wand’

Adam Withnal | The Independent (United Kingdom) The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared. Speaking …Continue reading »

La Jornada: Mapuches reivindican hacienda religiosa en Chile

Enrique Gutiérrez | La Jornada (México) Santiago. La jerarquía católica quedó inserta en el conflicto mapuche, luego de que la comunidad de Tromelafquén anunció que comuneros tomaron la hacienda Lagunillas, …Continue reading »

Denver Post: Man facing deportation claims sanctuary in Denver church basement

Tom McGhee | Denver Post (United States) First Unitarian Society of Denver on Sunday officially welcomed a Mexican man who is living in the church basement to avoid deportation. The …Continue reading »

Gospel Prime: Templos da Igreja Universal são fechados no dia da eleição

Jarbas Aragão | Gospel Prime (Brasil) Dois templos da Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus foram lacrados pelo Tribunal Regional Eleitoral (TER) no sábado (25). As igrejas continuaram fechadas neste …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: Atheists in Foxholes: The Military Chaplaincy’s Humanist Problem

Ronit Y. Stahl | Religion & Polticis (United States) Do American military chaplains need to believe in God? Or, as the Navy Times once asked, “Who supports the atheists in the …Continue reading »

Al Jazeera: Mexican drug cartels are worse than ISIL

Musa al-Gharbi | Al Jazeera (United States) The horrific rampage of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has captured the world’s attention. Many Western commentators have characterized ISIL’s crimes …Continue reading »

Capital: La reforma educacional y la Iglesia

CRISTÓBAL BELLOLIO| Capital Online (Chile) Varias organizaciones de apoderados de colegios particular subvencionados se han manifestado escépticas y preocupadas por los efectos del plan en la educación de sus pupilos. …Continue reading »

Balkanization: Science and Democracy: The Shifting Role of Medical Expertise and Evidence in Abortion Jurisprudence

Aziza Ahmed | Balkanization (United States) In Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court utilized medical evidence and expertise to protect liberalizing abortion.  In doing so, the Court insulated progressive medical expertise and …Continue reading »

BBC Mundo: Por qué pese a sus leyes progresistas el aborto sigue siendo intocable en Argentina

Veronica Smink | BBC Mundo (Argentina) Argentina adoptó en los últimos años algunas de las políticas sociales más progresistas de América Latina e incluso del mundo. Fue el primer país …Continue reading »

Gospel Prime: Mais líderes evangélicos declaram voto em Aécio Neves

Jarbas Aragão | Gospel Prime (Brasil) No primeiro turno, a maioria dos líderes evangélicos que abriam seu voto, faziam campanha por Marina Silva (PSB). Um dos principais motivos é a …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: Meet Chad Connelly, the Republican Party’s Faith Ambassador

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux | Religion & Politics (United States) On a Thursday morning in early September, a handful of Louisiana pastors gathered at a Baptist church on the north side of Lake …Continue reading »