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The World Council of Churches reminds us that morality demands thinking as much about the future as about ourselves — and that there’s no threat to the future greater than the unchecked burning of fossil fuels

Group representing half a billion Christians says it will no longer support fossil fuels.

Posted Friday Jul 11 10:10am  204 notes
Tags  #climate change  #religion  

 
 

Why Today’s Hobby Lobby Decision Actually Hurts People Of Faith

You read that right.

Posted Monday Jun 30 12:33pm  326 notes
Tags  #scotus  #hobby lobby  #religion  

 
 

Frightening words.

Frightening words.

View HD • Posted Wednesday May 14 1:00pm  321 notes
Tags  #nebraska  #religion  #politics  

 
 

Republican lawmakers vs. an eight-year-old girl.

Republican lawmakers vs. an eight-year-old girl.

View HD • Posted Wednesday Apr 2 5:00pm  337 notes
Tags  #religion  #science  #south carolina  

 
 

Religious leaders speak up in support of Obamacare’s birth control coverage.

Religious leaders speak up in support of Obamacare’s birth control coverage.

View HD • Posted Tuesday Mar 25 2:00pm  328 notes
Tags  #contraception  #religion  #reproductive rights  

 
 

“It might sound crazy, but the recent reboot of the television show Cosmos: A Personal Journey— Carl Sagan’s classic 1980s exploration of all things science, this time starring the charismatic Tyson and renamed “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” — is already attracting more attention for what it says about religion than astrophysics.”

Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s “Cosmos” doesn’t ignore religion to talk about science. 

“It might sound crazy, but the recent reboot of the television show Cosmos: A Personal Journey— Carl Sagan’s classic 1980s exploration of all things science, this time starring the charismatic Tyson and renamed “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” — is already attracting more attention for what it says about religion than astrophysics.”

Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s “Cosmos” doesn’t ignore religion to talk about science. 

View HD • Posted Tuesday Mar 11 8:01pm  321 notes
Tags  #cosmos  #neil degrasse tyson  #religion  

 
 

School Allegedly Told Buddhist Student His Faith Is ‘Stupid’ & He Should Convert Or Switch Schools

When the child’s parents reported the incidents, the Sabine Parish superintendent allegedly told them “this is the Bible Belt”.

Posted Monday Jan 27 12:10pm  319 notes
Tags  #education  #religion  #louisiana  

 
 

Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer officiated his son’s same-sex wedding, and now has 30 days to renounce his gay children or be defrocked.
Watch his response.

Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer officiated his son’s same-sex wedding, and now has 30 days to renounce his gay children or be defrocked.

Watch his response.

View HD • Posted Wednesday Nov 20 4:32pm  339 notes
Tags  #lgbtq  #religion  

 
 

How House Republicans Are Preaching A False Gospel About Food Stamps

FYI: The cuts to SNAP that the House passed last week are equivalent to ALL the food assistance that churches and food banks in the country can mobilize.

Posted Wednesday Sep 25 5:06pm  210 notes
Tags  #food stamps  #religion  

 
 

7 examples of Pope Francis embracing progressive values

1. He said the church is too “obsessed” with abortion, birth control and gay marriage.

2. On gay priests: "Who am I to judge?"

3. Personally called a rape victim

4. Condemned austerity and called for job creation.

5. Invited the homeless to dine with him. 

6. Welcomed atheists.

7. And Muslims, and women. 

 

Friday Sep 20 1:56pm  2,898 notes
Tags  #religion  #pope  #catholic  

 
 
 
 
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