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Religious communities are offering baptism by Zoom – such innovation has...

Samuel L. Boyd, University of Colorado Boulder The coronavirus pandemic is forcing entire countries to rethink deeply-held social norms. Faith leaders are coming up with...

Catholic investigations are still shrouded in secrecy

Brian J Clites, Case Western Reserve University Roman Catholic Bishop Richard Malone resigned in December 2019 after intense public criticism for his handling of the...

An old debate over religion in school is opening up again

David Mislin, Temple University As the 2020 election approaches in the United States, President Donald Trump is adding school prayer to the list of contentious...

Deaf Christians often struggle to hear God’s word, but some find...

Jana Bennett, University of Dayton For years, my husband would say after we returned from the church, “I thought the sermon was good.” To that,...

Deaf Christians often struggle to hear God’s word, but some find...

Jana Bennett, University of Dayton For years, my husband would say after we returned from the church, “I thought the sermon was good.” To that,...

How old would you want to be in heaven?

Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University Many religious faiths propose different versions of heaven as a location: There are walled gardens with streams, flowers, pleasing scents,...

How St. Francis created the Nativity scene, with a miraculous event...

Vanessa Corcoran, Georgetown University Around the Christmas season, it is common to see a display of the Nativity scene: a small manger with the baby...

Can astronomy explain the biblical Star of Bethlehem?

David Weintraub, Vanderbilt University Bright stars top Christmas trees in Christian homes around much of the world. The faithful sing about the “Star...

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New York state’s program to eliminate mother-to-child HIV…

New York state's program to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission could work around the world Stephen W Nicholas, Columbia University Last month’s announcement that Cuba is the...