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Mar 14 2022
Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, following months of military buildup and, as we’ve written, repeated denials by Russian officials that their country planned to invade.
As is often the case with major news events, we have seen several false and misleading claims made on social media and by politicians related to the conflict.
Below is a list of theFactCheck.org
Apr 14 2020
Pastors often served multiple congregations in Colonial days, traveling from church to church on horseback, to meet the needs of an expanding nation. Now minister-sharing is returning for another reason: as a resourceful way to sustain worship with fewer people in the pews.
The Rev. Susan Tierney had already done what would have been a good Sunday’s work for any clergyperson. Then sheChristian Science Monitor
Jun 23 2021
Corporate Media Don’t Understand Religion For The Same Reason They Don’t Understand America: Politics
It's no wonder the left and its defenders and scribes in corporate media don't understand Catholicism. Through the lens of American politics, how could they?
Newspaper readers and news-watchers these past few weeks have been treated to a running analysis from pundits and reporters on whether Catholic politicians should be under different rules than the other billion less-famousThe Federalist
Jan 29 2021
Though the US has separation of church and state, we have long been accustomed to American Christianity being consonant with American patriotism. But close Christian observers of American life have wondered for the last couple of decades — at least in my experience — if and when the day will come when being a faithful Christian will require one to oppose the US government and the AmericanThe American Conservative
Dec 04 2020
A retired Catholic archbishop on Friday said President-elect Joe Biden "should not receive Holy Communion" because of his position on abortion.
Archbishop Charles Chaput, writing in the religious journal First Things, said Biden's vocal support for abortion means that he is not in good standing with the Catholic Church and that priests should not give him Holy Communion until he ceasesWashington Examiner
Pedro Silva served 8 years in the U.S. Air force before answering his call to ministry. In his post-military years, he worked in both for- and non-profit organizations. Compelled to cultivate his passion of helping people, he enrolled at Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts in 2009 and in 2013 earned his Master’s in Divinity. After serving four years as student minister in Massachusetts, he came to Colorado. He is ordained through the United Church of Christ.
Apr 28 2022
Donald Trump’s former national security adviser is rallying the faithful and looking to future elections. He’s become an icon for a GOP base that’s increasingly suspicious of a corrupt “deep state” and elites.
The sun has already set outside the white-walled church as Michael Flynn walks onstage. The crowd inside the 1,100-capacity auditorium has thinned some after 10 hours of speechesChristian Science Monitor
Oct 29 2021
As President Joe Biden embarked on only his second overseas trip, he started with a personally poignant audience with Pope Francis on Friday, the first time in more than half a century that a Roman Catholic U.S. leader has met at the Vatican with the head of the Catholic Church.
The White House said the private meeting lasted about 90 minutes, unusually long.
Overshadowing theABC News (Online)
Dec 24 2021
In the 1950's and 60's the reverend Martin Luther King Jr. inspired a nation with a message of hope, aimed against the forces of racism, inspired by the philosophy of nonviolence and what he believed to be the moral and spiritual teachings of the gospel. Is that philosophy relevant to today's fights against injustice and our struggle against polarization?
Reverend Adam Taylor ofBraver Angels
May 25 2022
The repetition of horror numbs the mind: Only 11 days ago there was Buffalo, with a man driven by racism gunning down 10 people at a supermarket. The next day another angry man walked into a Presbyterian church in Laguna Woods, Calif., and killed one person and wounded five others. And now, Uvalde, Texas — a repeat of what was once thought unfathomable: the killing of at least 19 elementaryNew York Times (News)