Some Protestants believe that Christ did not found a visible, hierarchical Church, but that he only preached the Kingdom of God, and it was the early Christians in different places who gradually formed themselves into communities of believers. Is this true?
This “Sunday of the Leper” recounts the merciful healing of a man who was unclean, and forced to live alone, outside the city walls. It’s hard for us today to understand what this meant in ancient Israel.
Is it not schizophrenic to impose the “sanctity of life” in the case of a young woman who doesn’t want to die but who will accept death as a result of her decision, but to not do the same for another young cancer sufferer who wants to opt for lethal drugs?
Actor Shia LeBeouf’s reception into the Catholic Church was in the news again for a while, but then it quickly receded. But this isn’t about him, in particular! What it’s about is this: Fame and faith do not mix. When they do, it almost never turns out well!
We left The Chosen at the end of season three with the feeding of the five thousand and Christ walking on water. Now as season four begins, the hit biblical drama has taken a darker turn, with burgeoning danger and the cross on the distant horizon.
With the identity of faith based schools under withering scrutiny from parliaments across Australia, Dr Bernadette Mercieca has called for 'faith-based leadership density and spiritual formation of staff'
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