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Topic - Jesus
In his daily homily Pope Francis spoke of the Christian "style," explaining that in order to be authentic, it must follow the path of Jesus in denying oneself, taking up the Cross, and practicing humility.
In his daily homily Pope Francis said many youth are too attached to worldly things to answer God's call, and encouraged prayers for them to "empty" themselves in order to respond with generosity.
A small branch of Islam often persecuted and called heretical by larger Muslim groups has always found friends on Capitol Hill. Now, America's Ahmadiyya Muslim community is getting official representation through a new House caucus to be officially unveiled Friday.
Just about everybody in "Son of God" is looking good. As portrayed by Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado, Jesus looks like a surfer-dude sibling of Ashton Kutcher.
Producers of the new "Son of God" movie — the followup to the highly successful miniseries, "The Bible" — say they've cut out the character of Satan because he looks too much like President Obama.
In Tehran last week, the 35th anniversary of Iran's revolution was celebrated with chants of "Death to America" and the burning of American flags.
From a fairy tale-inspiring castle in the Bavarian Alps to a serene sculpture of Mary and Jesus by Michelangelo tucked away in a Belgian church, sites and works of art across Europe can give travelers a glimpse of the heroic work done by the group depicted in the new movie "The Monuments Men."
A Nebraska senator who once sued God is joining this year's tax-reform debate with an idea of his own: a tax on church property.
An email sent by a Kansas Corporation Commission employee referencing his religious beliefs may have exposed the agency and state to legal liability, according to civil liberties experts.
Lance Cpl. Christopher Mohedano-Hernandez found special significance in being formally adopted during a Christmas Eve ceremony held in a suburban New York courtroom.
In a recent and very good book, John L. Allen comes to the judgment that "Christians today indisputably are the most persecuted religious body on the planet." He concludes that "the transcendent human rights concern of our time is this rarely noted persecution."
It's not a most wonderful time of the year for all Americans, as 1.3 million face a loss of unemployment benefits if Congress doesn't act by Dec. 28.
Nine out of 10 Americans do Christmas and three-quarters believe in the biblical account of Jesus' birth — but only a little more than half actually regard the holiday primarily as a religious celebration.
Safety rules and regulations in south Wales are dictating that a little girl portraying Mary in a church Christmas play wear a safety helmet while riding a donkey during the nativity scene.
Some of those who fear a war on Christmas will be pleased to learn that a nativity scene depicting the birth of Jesus will be displayed at Florida's Capitol in Tallahassee on Tuesday and will remain throughout the Christmas season.
"This is the prayer for vocations," he explained, adding that "this prayer of ours is to prepare these hearts so that they are able to follow Jesus closely."
Recalling how the young man went away sad after Jesus told him to "'Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor; then come, follow me,'" Pope Francis emphasized that although he was "restless" and wanted to be closer to Jesus, "his heart was full and he lacked the courage to empty it."