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5 Social Media Myths in the Church

5 Social Media Myths in the Church

Church planters and pastors have finally come around to the concept that there may be a place for social media in their ministry. But I still find that there remain a lot of myths about what social media can do for the ministry. Here are 5 social media myths we encounter in the order that […] »

Six Months Into Papacy, Large Majority of Catholics Continue To Express Favorable View of Pope Francis

After six eventful months, Pope Francis is rated favorably by eight-in-ten U.S. Catholics (79%), largely unchanged since the days immediately following his ascension to the papacy. »

Pope resigns amid deepening crisis for Catholic Church

Pope resigns amid deepening crisis for Catholic Church

Monday’s resignation of Joseph Ratzinger—Pope Benedict XVI—as head of the Catholic Church provoked statements of surprise and concern within ruling circles internationally. These sentiments expressed by US President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and many others were not motivated fundamentally by any p... »

Franklin Graham: Pope Francis ‘Is Not the Judge’ on Homosexuality

On Meet the Press Sunday morning, Franklin Graham, son and heir apparent of longtime evangelical preacher Billy Graham, clearly differentiated his views on homosexuality from those of Pope Francis, who made headlines this summer when he presented a more accepting view of gays. “If a person is gay and seeks god and has goodwill, who am I to judge them?” the Pontiff said earlier this year. “I want t... »