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美國天主教媒體報導中國天主教會擔心出現反教運動

As a Chinese senior Vatican staffer, Hon has played a part in on-off negotiations between Beijing and the Holy See. But the intermittent diplomatic contacts have told only part of the story. At a local level, many Christian communities are now under pressure — and facing bleak prospects. Police began… 詳閱

美國保守基督教大學 Liberty University 校長呼籲學生持槍,”then we could end those Muslims before they walked in.”

“If some of those people in that community center had what I have in my back pocket right now…,” he said while being interrupted by louder cheers and clapping. “Is it illegal to pull it out? I don’t know,” he said, chuckling. “‘I’ve always thought that if more good people had concealed-carry… 詳閱

日本教會呼籲政府消除種族歧視

國際基督教消息 Representatives from 20 Japanese churches, including the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK – the Anglican Episcopal Church in Japan), have called on the Japanese government to “eliminate racial discrimination” in the country and to introduce laws to “outlaw hate speech and other forms of discrimination.” They make the call with… 詳閱

美國超級大教會面對的困難

Change is coming to American megachurches — those behemoths for believers that now dot the religious landscape. There are more participants in megachurch worship than ever. “Last weekend 1 in 10 adults and children who went to a Protestant church went to a megachurch — about 5 million people,” said Warren… 詳閱

普京下的東正教

Since the passing of the Soviet era, the Russian Orthodox Church has aligned itself closely with the Russian government and especially the nationalist strategies of Vladimir Putin. In the speeches of Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, “Orthodox civilization” is interchangeable with “Russian civilization.” Following a long Russian Orthodox tradition, Kirill… 詳閱

法國神學家 René Girard 去世

René Girard, a French scholar best known for his work on desire, violence, and religion, died November 4 at age 91. Girard immigrated to the United States in 1950, teaching social science at several universities, including Duke and Stanford, from which he retired in 1995. In a 2001 Christian Century… 詳閱

美國加州槍擊事件後出現一場禱告爭論,有政客被指只懂貼出禱文但不立法管制槍械

Sojourners. Pray, Yes. But Then Act. Christianity Today. Prayer Shaming After San Bernardino Shooting: What’s ‘Doing Something’? “My thoughts and prayers are with the shooting victims and their families,” tweeted Ben Carson. “I refuse to accept this as normal,” tweeted Hillary Clinton. “We must take action to stop gun violence… 詳閱

基督徒要放鬆點

That sometimes awkward cross section should be a place where Christians can show what the act of “becoming less” can actually look like. There are plenty of things to be angry about the in world: Systematic injustice, violence, powerful people taking advantage of the disenfranchised. But, there are also things… 詳閱

美國聯合衛理公會會員人數繼續下跌

According to the most recent data, The United Methodist Church has lost 116,063 members – the stark equivalent to losing a 318-member local church every day of the year. The recently released statistics are from the denomination’s General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) The loss from 2013 to 2014… 詳閱

生態學者的召命

Jesus Christ has called me to follow Him as the world’s saviour and lord. As part of this, He’s called me to be an ecologist. Each of us is called to follow Jesus in a unique way, but we all live in the same world belonging to Him – so… 詳閱
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