- May 6, 2021
WATERLOO, Iowa — On Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Amy Wiles sat in a pew at First Presbyterian Church in Waterloo, Bible open in her lap while a videographer recorded her sermon in an empty church. The sermon would be emailed and posted at the church’s website and Facebook page for
ATLANTA, Georgia — Pastors across the United States delivered sermons to empty pews Sunday as houses of worship adjusted to the reality of the coronavirus pandemic, with the Vatican indicating that the holiest week on its calendar will look vastly different next month. While many religious institutions around the country
On Monday Pope Francis pointed to the three Magi who visited the infant Jesus as an example of what it means for the Church to “go out,” seeking to worship God rather than oneself.
If someone is lacking autonomy, they can be pompous and self-divinized on one hand or an existential wasteland on the other.
A Catholic singer discusses his conversion to the Church.
A growing number of churches will be used for profane purposes in the future, as secularism gains ground in western countries. A conference in Rome tackled the challenges and possibilities this might entail.