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Pope Francis names women to bishops advisory committee for the first time

    Pope Francis has for the first time named three women to serve as members…

Dialogue to help persecuted Christians in Pakistan, other countries

    In 1980, a Lutheran and a Catholic bishop in Vienna founded an ecumenical organization…

Missing The Main Thing About The Lenten Purpose

  Lent is a season for penitence and preparation. But if we miss the main point…

Former Christianity Today editor Mark Galli accused of sexual harassment

Two new reports say the famed evangelical magazine failed to hold senior leaders accountable for sexual…

Episcopal Bishop Curry says ‘more to do’ as poll shows Christians viewed as hypocrites

The results of a new survey conducted by the Episcopal Church illustrate a disconnect between how…

How churches can help people struggling with pornography use

  Christian teachings against pornography have not changed in the last century. But the pornography industry…

What is the earliest or latest date Lent can start?

  The earliest date Lent can start is in early February, while the latest date for…

Chinafication of Religion: Female Christian Pastor Jailed for Refusing to Join State Church

  A district court in central China has sentenced a female Christian pastor to eight years…

Investigation of nuns in ‘forced conversion’ suicide case continues in India

  Religion Observer Web Desk |   India’s Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Central Bureau…

Retired Pope Asks Forgiveness Over Handling of Abuse Cases

RO Web Desk   Two weeks after a report found that retired Pope Benedict XVI had…