Vatican Quashes ‘Fake News’ of Pope Benedict Death

Religious News From Around the Web August 9, 2021

Scientologist Wins Case Against Munich "Sect Filter;" Religious Restrictions Return with Rise of Delta Variant; Vatican Launches Global Compact on the Family; Problems With

Pope Francis Assigned the First African-American Bishop to Head the D.C. Church

Profiles in Faith: Wilton Cardinal Gregory: First African American Cardinal Advocates for Ethics and Inclusiveness

Introduction In October 2020, when Pope Francis announced his selection of 13 new cardinals from eight countries as diverse as Rwanda, Chile, Brunei and

Profiles in Faith: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks (1948 – 2020)

Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth Introduction “What do we worship?” The question, as Rabbi Lord Jonathan Henry Sacks put

Profiles in Faith: Thich Nhat Hanh, Father of Engaged Buddhism

The International Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism announced that their beloved teacher Thich Nhat Hanh passed away peacefully at Từ Hiếu Temple in

Religious Overreaches Could Backfire by Charles Franklin

It’s an old story: A business like Enron or Pfizer goes flat out for profit, ethics and the law be damned and boom! Enron

Religious Liberty Under Attack and into Focus By Charles Franklin

One might suppose that religious liberty in the United States, would – like granite cliffs – withstand any ocean storm of legal assaults. It

A Bahá’í perspective on reckoning with racism By Randolph Dobbs

Public outrage following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis led to global demonstrations in the name of justice. Now as we all struggle


Scientologists Celebrate 70th Anniversary of Dianetics, By Judy Williams

Scientologists today celebrate Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health published on May 9, 1950. The book, by popular writer L. Ron Hubbard, was

Clayton Christensen photo by World Economic Forum Wikimedia Commons

Faith Moves More Than Mountains: How the Church of Latter-day Saints Inspired a Tech Revolution by T. Riggs Eckelberry

In tech circles, we tend to hand out to others the books that impress us. I once did that with a book called Focus,

Rabbi Michael Shevack - Israel

Law for Peace: Beyond Palestinian and Israeli Land Claims

The idea hit me as I was driving, through the border from Germany to France: Germany, a separate state? France, a separate state? So,