- May 10, 2021
A top papal aide has praised Pope Francis’s meeting with Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Husaymi al-Sistani while in Iraq earlier this month has been praised by a top papal aide as a significant step forward in Catholic relations with Shia Islam.
Daniel K. Williams is a professor of history at the University of West Georgia and the author of ‘The Politics of the Cross: A Christian Alternative to Partisanship.’ He spoke to Crux.
Michael Pakaluk’s new book is “Mary’s Voice in the Gospel According to John: A New Translation with Commentary.” He spoke to Crux.
Father Naim Shoshandy has plenty of reasons to be angry: On March 23, 2014, the terrorist organization known as Islamic State murdered his 27-year-old brother, for no other reason other than the fact that he was a Christian. Today, he welcomes Pope Francis’s “bravery” in deciding to visit the “martyred nation” of Iraq.
Malta House is the only home for pregnant women above the age of 18 in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and one of a limited number of programs for young homeless mothers and their babies.
Catholic Relief Services has praised President Joe Biden’s decision to rescind Donald Trump’s so-called “Muslim ban,” which forbid the immigration of people from 13 Muslim-majority countries.
Young people have an “unbundled” religious sensibility, meaning they are gathering up aspects of their religious lives from various sources, rather than one bundled up, complete source.