Corpse Trials and Other Perils of Church Politics
I guess that's one way to handle a church staff change . . .
We've all been there before: You've just ascended to the papacy, one of the most powerful positions in the world, but the people still retain reverence for your predecessor.
Weekend Edition—April 15, 2016
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Which means that, even for those of us who reject the office of the papacy and are at odds with Catholic teaching on a number of essential points of doctrine (most importantly, the
Morning Roundup 07/17/13
Pope Francis; Church Staff Members; Islam 101; Calvinists & Charismatics
Catholics worldwide. And it showed how quickly he is learning to shine the megawatt spotlight of his popular papacy on issues dear to his heart. There
What the Benedict Papacy Meant for Women
Communication is key to the pope's legacy
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Pope Pious: What Evangelicals Like About Francis
Disagreement over religious authority and salvation fades as piety trumps doctrine.
piety trumps doctrine. Chris Castaldo/ September 23, 2015. The office of the papacy is an enigma to most evangelical Protestants. The spectacle of medieval
Evangelicals Help Greet Pope Francis at the White House
Pontiff tells crowd of 11,000 on White House lawn that God ‘has not forsaken us.’
He said he will be listening to the American people as a brother who offers encouragement and addressed familiar themes in his papacy—inequality, religious freedom, tolerance and
The Glowing Pope
Why even ‘nones’ like my brother are taking notice.
Less than two years into the papacy, the former archbishop of Argentina has wooed the press and many skeptics, even as he has raised the ire of fellow Catholics and other Christian
Catholics Take Up Protestant-Style Evangelism
The church has long emphasized social justice over door-to-door evangelism–but not anymore.
Pope Benedict XVI made his predecessor's "new evangelism" a central theme of his papacy, even convening a monthlong meeting of bishops from around the world last fall to discuss it
Egypt's Copts Select Bishop Tawadros as Next Orthodox Pope
Unlike predecessor, Tawadros promises to prioritize “living with our brothers, the Muslims.”
uprising and overthrow of former President Hosni Mubarak, the Coptic church no longer enjoys protection under the new Islamist government, causing the papacy's political influence to