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- Even if Iran decided to join with the U.S. or even decided to officially join the war with an active presence, then it would become unpopular in the country, according to Trita Parsi . Yet both sides are unofficially coordinating with each other on this fight.
- Juan Cole:...
(RNS) The more liberal, socially active communities of sisters are drawing about the same number of new entrants as the more conservative, tradition-minded communities: very few....
Churches are getting hit by "mobs" in several states -- and that's good, as NPR and the New York Times report. So-called Mass mobs -- takeoffs on flash mobs and cash mobs -- are being organized to flood old, historic churches with worshipers and rekindle interest in Catholic heritage.
The Times and NPR work rich color and emotion into their...
From October 8-12, 2014, the third international conference of the Ecumenical Patriarchate's Network for Pastoral Health Care took place on the island of Rhodes. The theme of the conference centered upon the sources and outcomes of human distress, and the many ways in which it can be addressed.
Represented at the conference were Metropolises and Eparchies of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, other Patriarchates and Autocephalous Orthodox Churches, as well as Orthodox theological schools and ecclesiastical academies throughout the world.