Tag Archives: Christianity

30Aug/17

Joel Osteen refutes Harvey criticism, says “doors have always been open”

Houston megachurch pastor Joel Osteen says his church has “always been open,” refuting claims on social media that the church closed its doors to Harvey victims. Continue reading

06Aug/17

Pence denounces suggestion he is eyeing 2020 U.S. presidential bid

CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATES (RESTRICTED POOL) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday (August 6)denied a New York Times report suggesting he is eyeing a 2020 run for president, calling it “disgraceful and offensive.” Continue reading

01Nov/16

Pope says he believes ban on female priests is forever

Pope Francis says does not believe there will ever be women priests in the Roman Catholic Church and that it is not humane to close borders to refugees.

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08Dec/15

Pope opens Vatican’s ‘Holy Door’ to start Jubilee year

With recent attacks in Paris and San Bernadino as a backdrop and amid tight security, Pope Francis was joined by his predecessor, the former Pope Benedict on Tuesday, in opening Roman Catholicism’s Holy Year, with a call to set aside the “fear and dread” of the world. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading

24Oct/15

Vatican synod ends with opening to divorcees, no change on gays

Roman Catholic bishops agree to a qualified opening toward divorcees but reject calls to become more open towards homosexuals as the synod draws to an end.

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22Mar/15

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to announce presidential run

U.S. Republican Senator Ted Cruz is expected to announce that he will run for president in 2016, aide

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11Mar/15

President Johnson’s condolence letter to Coretta Scott King goes up for auction

The condolence letter written by President Lyndon Johnson to the widow of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. after his assassination heads to auction.

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