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    1. Pope Francis’s supporters should make themselves heard

      Pope Francis’s supporters should make themselves heard

      Pope Francis’s supporters should make themselves heard If affirming voices don’t speak up in our public spaces, hostile and fearful messages will predominate. Rita Ferrone (For more than one recipient, type addresses separated by commas) Pope Francis greets the crowd. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) There’s a perception out there—especially in the English-speaking world—that the Catholic Church right now is a simmering cauldron of discontent.

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    2. American 'Christendom' staging 'rebellion against God'

      American 'Christendom' staging 'rebellion against God'

      According to a study from the Pew Research Forum, the Christian population of the United States suffered a staggering 8 percent decline between 2007 and 2014. Christianity is also seen as a valid target for mockery in American pop culture, with even the shooting victims from the Sutherland Springs, Texas, massacre being mocked by many commentators for their faith in God. The decline is also reshaping American congregations, many of whom are combining in an effort to stay open.

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    3. What Buddhism teaches about peace and war

      What Buddhism teaches about peace and war

      What Buddhism teaches about peace and war Featured - Nov 18, 2017 Twitter Adherents of a peaceful religion have been finding cause to fight Buddhism is generally regarded, with good reason, as the most peaceful of world religions. Like other south Asian faiths, it stresses the principle of ahimsa, the “non-injury” of other living things. Yet its teachings also emphasise that violence harms the spiritual state of the perpetrator, as well as the victim.

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      Mentions: Asian Asia Thailand
    4. Gozu-Tennoh

      Gozu-Tennoh

       Gozu-Tennoh is a fearsome protector deity found in Japanese esoteric Buddhism and his name means "Ox-head Heavenly King". He is a combinatory deity, that is to say he is an amalgamation of many beliefs. He originated in India as a minor tutelary deity who protected the monastery of the Jeta Grove and was associated with pestilence, and his name was Gosirsa Devaraja. As his cult spread it merged with many traditions in Asia.

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    5. Pope Francis vs. His Predecessors

      Pope Francis vs. His Predecessors

      It is his view of the death penalty, not theirs, that departs from Catholic teaching. For decades, liberal Catholics have relativized Catholic dogma and dogmatized relativism. Pope Francis is the champion of this movement. One moment, he is pushing Jesuitical situation ethics, which is an outgrowth of moral relativism; in the next, he is hectoring Catholics that his flaky political opinions constitute “Catholic social teaching.” To adulterers, he says: Go and sin some more. To people who fail to recycle, he has urged confession and repentance. To more fanfare from the media this week ...

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    6. What Is Advent?

      What Is Advent?

      Sure, you know of Christmas and Easter, but what about Advent?

      “Advent” is a rather odd word; you don’t often hear it in everyday conversation. Some may use it to mean “onset,” as in the advent of an illness. Others know it only as an adjective before the word “calendar” during the holiday season.

      But for Christians, Advent means much more.

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    7. Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of local variations in Catholic services

      Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of local variations in Catholic services Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross Updated 10:02 am, Friday, September 29, 2017 (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross (THE CONVERSATION) Pope Francis has changed Catholic Canon law – and met with some intensereactions.

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    8. Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of local variations in Catholic services

      Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of local variations in Catholic services

      Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of local variations in Catholic services Joanne M. Pierce College of the Holy Cross 1 hr ago Joanne M. Pierce , College of the Holy Cross (THE CONVERSATION) Pope Francis has changed Catholic Canon law – and met with some intense reactions . At stake here is the language used for the Mass and the question of who has the responsibility for translating the Catholic liturgy into regional languages.

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    9. On Meditating and Being Genuine - Lion's Roar

      On Meditating and Being Genuine - Lion's Roar

      Great meditators before us have laid out the path, but how can we be sure we’re following it genuinely? There are no guarantees, but Carolyn Rose Gimian has some tips for keeping it real. Illustration by André Slob. When Lion’s Roar asked me to write an article about how to make meditation practice genuine and real, I wasn’t sure whether to be proud or insulted.

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    10. California Is The First State To Require Spiritual Care In Health Care | HuffPost

      California Is The First State To Require Spiritual Care In Health Care | HuffPost

      If you get sick in California, and you are covered by the state’s Medi-Cal health insurance, you will be pleased to know that your health care just got better. California is the first state to recognize that spiritual care is a standalone discipline in health care and a trained and certified palliative care chaplain must be available for any patient who wants one. Spirituality, defined in the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care is a “fundamental aspect of compassionate, patient-and family-centered care that honors the dignity of all persons.”

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    11. Pope addresses Colombian prayer for National Reconciliation: Full text

      Pope addresses Colombian prayer for National Reconciliation: Full text

      Pope addresses Colombian prayer for National Reconciliation: Full text Pope Francis waves to Colombians from aboard his Popemobile - AP 08/09/2017 23:30 Pope Francis participated in a prayer for National Reconciliation in the Las Malocas Park in Villavicencio on Friday during his Apostolic Visit to Colombia, expressing his desire to be with the Colombian people who, he said, are carrying in their hearts and their flesh the signs of tragic events they have faced.

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    12. Coptic Pope wages war on IS with forgiveness

      Coptic Pope wages war on IS with forgiveness

      Coptic Pope wages war on IS with forgiveness Pope Tawadros II (SBS) The leader of the world’s Coptic Christians, Pope Tawadros II, says Coptic Christians are now in a war against terrorism and violence waged by IS, who have declared the group to be their "favourite target". By Tweet Pope Tawadros II is a pragmatic man - soft spoken, conservative, as per his religious beliefs - but also, seemingly, a man who wants to move with the times.

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    13. India, China cannot defeat each other: Dalai Lama

      India, China cannot defeat each other: Dalai Lama

      Home / News / India / India, China cannot defeat each other: Dalai Lama India, China cannot defeat each other: Dalai Lama August 14, 2017 , 2:54 PM IST India , News Mumbai: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today said India and China cannot defeat each other and both the countries will have to live together as neighbours. The spirit of “Hindi-Chini Bhai Bhai” is the only way forward, he stressed. “In the current border situation, neither India nor China can defeat the other.

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