Faith and Religion News and Opinion
“A very real possibility.”
“How a person feels doesn’t change the facts.”
“One [church] … saw its attendance drop from around 900 to about 30.”
“Planned Parenthood should be very embarrassed to have these sorts of people defending their organization.”
“Tolerance and inclusivity has somehow turned into the very thing it claims not to be … .”
“Can I not disagree without being a ‘hater’ – or could it be that those in opposition to the law are using the ‘hater’ tag to scare people into silence?”
The elected leaders of North Carolina should be commended, not threatened with big business boycotts.”
“People of faith punished by the government because their faith does not agree with the government’s new agenda on social issues.”
“I’ve often wondered why the artistic class seems compelled to denigrate and desecrate the Sacred.”
“[He] exercised the long-cherished American freedom to decline to use his artistic talents to promote a message…with which he disagrees.”
“I want to make people question that so that they go looking for answers [and ultimately find salvation through God and eternal life].”
“This is the worst antigay sh*t I’ve ever had to deal with in my 34 years.”
“I’m just following what I was ordained to do, what I was baptized to do.”
“Just remember that if Jesus is not in your life, it is as though there is no signal.”
“This is a desecration of God’s name.”
“The transgender community is going to be in a place they never, ever wanted to be.”
“Is there a way to civilly disagree with one another in the midst of having differences?”
“I haven’t heard of a single case.”
”We waited four years for the city to act in good faith.”
“You’ll even get to see real-live teenagers in captivity.”
“Mr. Brown admits that he was in sole possession and control of the cake until he posted his video…”
“Until he returns I’m going to say grown men should not share bathrooms with girls…”
“I didn’t think he existed, but if he did, I didn’t like him.”
“It was devastating.”
At the time of the accident, she was wearing her blue habit and black veil.
“Who would have thought that an industry that makes people would be like this?” said a mother who discovered her child’s sperm donor was mentally ill. Actually, this is exactly why we shouldn’t have an industry that makes people.
This isn’t about being a “tough guy.” It’s just about a man having a certain responsibility to his wife and his daughters.
“I’ve never felt a sensation like that in my life.”
“That’s exactly how the cake was packaged and sold at the store.”
“Endless attempts to get sober only to succumb to temptation over and over again.”
“Do you think a child should have any legal rights or protections before its born?”
“The top leadership is increasingly worried about the rapid growth of Christian faith and their public presence … .”
”Inconsistent in its policy.”
Could this charity be the solution to the foster care crisis? Recognizing its limitations, the Florida Department of Children and Families has begun reaching out to local non-profits for assistance.
“I think they needed some love, and we all do.”
“He continues to be overwhelmed by the feelings of pain, anguish, and humiliation…”
“There’s nothing sacred at SNL — except maybe the words ‘Mohammad’ or ‘Allah.’”
”It’s the truth that’s going to set us free, not the lies of a deceptive government.”
”A historical bedrock.”
“We live in a society in which it is widely believed that there is a just God..”
“I heard the spirit telling me, ‘Call his name, call his name.”
“Our deity is as plausible as any other.”
A clean record did little to make up for years of wrongful imprisonment. Forgiveness did.
Participants at the conference called for the Church to reject its teachings on just war.
“I have long been a supporter of the economic vision of Pope Francis.”
“According to polling, 62 percent of all Tennesseans favor making the Holy Bible the state book.”
“Imposing biblical morality on public school students is not the way to go.”
“accommodation of a cadet’s religious practices must be examined considering these factors and cannot be guaranteed at all times”
“When we blew up the picture, we immediately saw a second anomaly…”
“Our nation is in a mess.”
“If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.”
“There is a longing that is God-sized, we believe, in the hearts of this nation and this generation.”
“I hope, that even now, I can be there for y’all.”
“Health care clinics are for healing, not proselytizing.”
“If this is the temple that God made, can I ink it up?”
Freeman “appeared to cave into anti-Israel attacks.”
The “newest Hamas-perpetrated child abuse.”
“Thirty percent of the American public was ‘highly religious,’ with 70 percent falling into other categories.”
“There is hope.”
“We are at the crossroads on a lot of issues.”
America needs to learn how to disagree, but first it must learn how to love – unconditionally.
The irony here is so thick I might choke on it.
“God’s the one who delivered it through the hoop.”
“Jesus himself told us…”
“Jerusalem, in Hebrew, means city of Peace: some of the commentators here ought to learn from that.”
“Cross-dressed as culture, cross-dressed as modernity, cross-dressed as progress.”
“The Bible has been criticized, challenged, and banned by individuals, groups, and governments through centuries of persecution.”
Comparison is not just the thief of our joy, it robs us of the ability to see the hurting people right in front of us.
“I’ve been given a gag order.”
“Enemies are beatable. There’s no one we can’t beat in a fist fight…”
In spite of the valid concerns about Pope Francis’ document, “Amoris Laetitia” is a gift to the whole world.
“I’m a soldier for Jesus Christ.”
The first effort at modern mapmaking of Jerusalem following centuries of biblical renditions.
“Finally, we can celebrate love independently of whom one falls in love with.”
The corrections commissioner said he was “appalled” to learn a suspected Islamist radical and a former Australian soldier had been placed in the same prison cell together.
“When our older men tell these criminals to leave our young people alone they get killed.”
“I am a Christian and if asked for my views I should be free to express that.”
“We estimate that for every reported challenge, four or five remain unreported.”
“This all happened for one reason and no other issues and no other intentions.”
“Our faith in you and the U.S. military is the reason we’re still here.”
“We were absolutely overwhelmed with excitement when we understood the great significance of the finds.”
“I cried a little bit, because I was so happy that they did that for me.”
She claims to be “appalled” by the tweets, which she denies writing.
“We might fail to notice that they are here because they enter with false identities.”
“After the abominable Brussels bombings, it’s time for us to feel shame and to stop acting as if the terrorists are a rarity.”
“Rife with teachings unacceptable in today’s world.”
“The Bible paints a dreadful picture of this individual…”
“He’s talking about the idolatry of money the worship of money, the greed that’s out there.”
“We have been called to form consciences, not replace to them.”
Her abortion reportedly cost taxpayers $6,346.48.
“We are moving around in an insane world.”
“Life forever changed.”
“Is there a broader impact?”
“It is exactly because of the recent terrorist attacks that we have to move quickly to construct the mosque.”
“Perhaps PayPal would like to try and clarify this seemingly very hypocritical position?”
“We will not allow voices of hate silence us.”
“It’s like eating a snickers bar when you really need a salad.”
“It’s an adolescent view of sexuality, rather than a mature view.”
“Addresses some of the hateful, homophobic language anti-LGBT hate groups often feature on their protest signs…”