The pontiff argues that the modern economy's worship of the "god of money" leads to disenfranchisement and extremism.
The conservative court will hear arguments over whether Christian parents of home-schooled children have to follow basic educational standards or if they're allowed to keep their kids blissfully free of knowledge as they wait to be whisked off to heaven.
Rafe Esquith, teaching phenom of fifth-graders at Hobart Elementary School, ran afoul of the school’s administration, initially because of a joke overheard by a colleague.
Thanks to the Islamist extremist group, old north-versus-south sentiments now threaten to split the regions that had found solidarity against an incompetent government. The upshot could be more terrorism.
Members of the Islamic State group launched a broad raid on several villages in Syria starting early Monday, and by Tuesday the militant group had kidnapped more than 70 Christians.
Jennifer Hudson is preparing to release a new album, “JHUD,” in September -- her third studio album and her first since the conclusion of the lengthy trial of the man who killed three of her closest family members -- and her faith, in the wake of tragedy, is stronger than ever. Jennifer Hudson is preparing to release a new album, “JHUD,” in September—her third studio album and her first since the conclusion of the lengthy trial of the man who killed three of her closest family members.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mary Lambert and Madonna together performed the anti-homophobic bigotry song "Same Love" live at the Grammys on Sunday.
After his talk on the myth of human progress, the Truthdig columnist discussed the influence of religion on his work and why he views Christian conservatives as heretics.The Truthdig columnist discusses the influence of religion on his work and why he views Christian conservatives as heretics.