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Why Japan Wants Its Past Persecution of Christians to Be World Renowned
A dozen “hidden Christian” sites on verge of gaining UNESCO World Heritage status.
Give Protestants a Taste of Catholic Communion, German Bishops Tell Vatican
Proposal to let non-Catholic spouses share the Eucharist goes before Rome’s theological watchdog on Thursday.
US Catholics More Concerned About Climate Change Than Persecuted Christians
Most think persecution is severe, but only half are very concerned or strongly support asylum or financial aid.
How the Philippines Became Catholic
The complex history behind Asia's most Christian country.
Pew: No Pope Francis ‘Effect’ Among US Christians
The pope remains popular, but hasn’t inspired people to join his church—or even roused Catholics to go to Mass more often.
Congrats, Billy: Stats Show Your Evangelical Movement Is Still Going Strong
Born-again believers have kept the faith over four decades, while most religious switching has been between mainline Protestants and the “nones.”
The Preacher and the Popes
Billy Graham admired the moral leadership and evangelistic passion he saw in Catholics like John Paul II.
Where Protestants and Catholics Go When They Leave Their Churches
Research shows 1 in 6 US Christians changed their religious affiliation over a four-year span, with nondenominational worshipers leading the way.
Digging Down Deep into Protestant-Catholic Differences
Two books—one Catholic, one Protestant—show how the conversation should be engaged.
6 Ways Martin Luther Led Me to My Own Personal Reformation
As a young Catholic, learning about the Protestant Reformation dramatically changed my faith.
A Roman Catholic Appreciation of Justification by Faith
Both traditions can appreciate Luther’s famous dictum as a recovery, not a discovery.
500 Years After Reformation, Many Protestants Closer to Catholics than Martin Luther
Pew finds less than half of Protestants in many countries believe both sola fide and sola scriptura.
‘Pakistan’s Mother Teresa’ Honored with Historic Funeral
Medical missionary who helped curb leprosy outbreak is first Christian woman to receive such honor from Muslim government.
In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.
‘Grace Alone’ 500 Years Later Subscriber access only
A Catholic perspective.
‘The Young Pope’ Takes an Anxious Look at the Danger of Doubt
HBO's unsettling Vatican satire asks what happens when spiritual leaders shirk their own faith.
Trump Ends Evangelicals and Catholics Together
This election, many of evangelicals’ GOP allies across the Tiber are leaving for Clinton.
Cradle Christians: Protestants Keep the Faith Better Than Catholics or Nones
Pew examines which parents successfully pass their religion to their kids—and whether mom or dad mattered most.
The Beard-Battle that Almost Split Christendom
A fond look back at the time when growing facial hair was an excommunication-worthy offense.
How Mother Teresa Changed Missions
Every outreach-oriented believer should know the secret of the 'Saint of Calcutta.'