Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: religion

Pope Francis’ Call to Host Refugees Contrasts with America’s Anti-Immigrant ‘Religious...

Was Pope Francis’ call to host refugees a slam against the anti-immigrant right wing? Many American Christian leaders aren't too keen when it comes to the issue of Syrian refugees being accepted by the U.S.

If Islamic State Had Burned Down Four Churches, It Would Have...

Arson directed at African-American churches is on the rise in recent weeks with seven burnt to the ground. But the question remains: Is terrorism “raced” in the U.S.?

Dirty-Energy Supporters Cower before Hurricane Francis Strikes

As Pope Francis takes on global warming in 2015, dirty-energy supporters are cowering as their flimsy ideological castles are being threatened. Yet it's about time humans admit that climate change is not only a matter of science, but also of moral duty.

Top 10 Ways Islamic Law Forbids Terrorism

This week Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all counts in the Boston Marathon bombings. However, there was not much Muslim recognizable in his and his brother's style of life. Here are 10 ways that the Tsarnaev brothers broke Muslim law, according to Juan Cole.

Hope and Wonder Amidst the Misery

British artist and writer Benjamin Crème has been traveling the world preaching to anyone who would listen that Maitreya, the World Teacher, is out there gradually emerging into public view. The story is an extraordinary message of hope.

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Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

Diet’s hidden dangers: Unveiling PFAS in everyday foods

A groundbreaking study reveals how processed meats, teas, and restaurant meals could be stealthily elevating PFAS levels in our bodies, shedding light on the unseen chemical consequences of our dietary choices.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."

Capital One announces plan to buy Discover

Capital One announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion.

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA's cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide."