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BBC: Religion & Ethics

  • Learning disability care 'failing'

    Learning disability care 'failing'

    People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.
    - 26 Nov 14, 9:23am -
  • Blair charity award faces criticism

    Blair charity award faces criticism

    A Save the Children decision to give former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair an award for his anti-poverty work is criticised by some charity workers.
    - 26 Nov 14, 3:05am -
  • Pastor auctions car for charity

    Pastor auctions car for charity

    A Newport pastor is auctioning his classic car to raise money for three charities after having it valued on the Antiques Roadshow.
    - 26 Nov 14, 2:30am -
  • VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless

    VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless

    A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.
    - 25 Nov 14, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

    Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

    A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.
    - 25 Nov 14, 9:28am -
  • Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe

    Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe

    Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg.
    - 25 Nov 14, 8:29am -
  • The story of India's slave brides

    The story of India's slave brides

    The BBC's Akanksha Saxena and Neha Sharma meet Indian women who were trafficked when they were children, married off and treated as slaves.
    - 25 Nov 14, 2:43am -
  • The strange world of the 'head shop'

    The strange world of the 'head shop'

    Cannabis is illegal and yet in the UK shops selling cannabis paraphernalia operate openly on the High Street.
    - 24 Nov 14, 10:12pm -
  • The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher

    The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher

    Aimee Semple McPherson was one of the most glamorous women in the US in the 1920s - but there is still one unexplained mystery in the evangelist's life.
    - 24 Nov 14, 7:19pm -
  • VIDEO: 'End of life care needs more effort'

    VIDEO: 'End of life care needs more effort'

    Professor Atul Gawande of Harvard University on why more effort needs to be made to improve the last stage in people's lives.
    - 24 Nov 14, 7:15pm -

Essential Connection Magazine

  • Considering a GAP year?

    Considering a GAP year?

    Most high school seniors scramble to fill out college applications and cram for ACT’s and SAT’s, all while trying to apply for as many scholarships as humanly possible. Why? College is just what you do after high school, right? Well, not everyone…
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  • March Reviews // Tech

    March Reviews // Tech

    iPad Mini Apple, Inc. http://www.apple.com ec’s grade: A+ When CEO Tim Cook announced the newest member of the Apple family, the iPad Mini, a few months ago, it was met with mixed reactions. However, since it’s release, the new smaller iPad has p…
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  • Expecting more from your spiritual life

    Expecting more from your spiritual life

    Your teachers don’t care if you cheat on a test. Your boss doesn’t care if you give away free food. Your coach doesn’t care if you win or lose and just wants everyone to have high self-esteem. Your parents don’t care if you break curfew as lo…
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  • Movie Reviews // March

    Movie Reviews // March

    Wreck-It Ralph Walt Disney Animation Studios, 2012 Starring John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch Ralph is the bad guy in an arcade game named for its hero, Fix-It Felix. Day after day, he terrorizes the game’s denizens, while Felix swoops in to repair the wr…
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  • 5 Tips to step out of your sibling’s shadow

    5 Tips to step out of your sibling’s shadow

    So, how do you blaze your own trail when your brother or sister has gone before you? Check out the following tips: 1. Pursue your own interests. Jeremy’s older brother was the quarterback for his high school football team and led them through two w…
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  • March Music Reviews

    March Music Reviews

    Matt & Toby Matt & Toby Tooth & Nail Records www.facebook.com/mattandtoby ec‘s grade: B+ Matt & Toby is a side project from a couple of the guys from Emery. I’ve always enjoyed Emery’s harder stuff, but have always been a bigger fan of their mo…
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  • March Read Through the Bible

    March Read Through the Bible

    Earlier this year, we invited you to join us on a yearlong journey through God’s Word. This month, you’ll finish reading Numbers and Deuteronomy and begin reading in Joshua in the Old Testament. For your NT readings, you’ll dig into the Gospel…
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  • A note from the editor: March 2013

    A note from the editor: March 2013

    The most devastating moments  of my life have often had to do with unmet expectations. The friend who didn’t respond the way I thought she would to a significant change in our relationship. The guy I liked who I expected to like me back, but he di…
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  • Boundary Lines

    Boundary Lines

    This month, ec‘s cover story, “Rules of the Road” by Jennifer Denning, had to do with the boundary lines God sets in the lives of those who follow Him. Her advice? “Don’t spend your life always pushing against God’s boundaries, convinced…
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  • February Reviews: Movies

    February Reviews: Movies

    Chasing Mavericks (2012) ec‘s grade: B+ Young Jay Moriarty doesn’t have much going for him; his father abandoned him, his self-destructive mother can hardly function on most days, and he sees little in life worth pursuing. That is, until he cross…
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First Things: On the Square

  • newSex, Fear, and Idolatry
    Moral Combat:How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politicsby r. marie griffithbasic books, 416 pages, $32 Continue Reading »
    - 23 hours ago, 14 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • Medieval Studies and White Supremacy
    Read properly, medieval history is about the divine comedy of Christianity—and about the rise of its great Eastern antagonist, Islam.” Continue Reading »
    - 2 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • The Pro-Life Movement Isn't About Trump
    Jargon, not argument, is your best ally in keeping him from the Church.” So counsels the demon Screwtape to his junior tempter Wormwood, encouraging the inexperienced devil to avoid debating with humans and instead try to “fuddle” them with slo…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • Boris and the Burqa
    Boris Johnson, the wily faux-buffoon of British politics, has done it again, causing the twittering classes to reach for their blood pressure medicine. This time he has compared the appearance of women who wear burqas to that of letterboxes, thus com…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • On Hot Takes and Hohenstaufen Emperors
    In this series, the First Things junior fellows share mini-essays on their current reading endeavors.  Continue Reading »
    - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • Israeli Restoration
    On July 9, Israel’s legislature passed “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation State of the Jewish People.” This act was greeted with widespread and ferocious attacks, exemplified by the publication of four caustically critical articles in the New Yo…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • WYD-1993: The Turning Point
    On this twenty-fifth anniversary of World Youth Day in Denver, I can’t help sharing one of my favorite personal memories of John Paul II. Continue Reading »
    - 7 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • An Open Letter from Young Catholics
    Archbishop McCarrick’s predatory career would not have been possible without the culpable silence or active complicity of men at the highest levels of the Church. Revelations of his abuse have therefore gravely damaged the credibility of the whole…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • Revoice and a Vocation of “Yes”
    At the end of July, in a barely air-conditioned Presbyterian church in St. Louis, Missouri, beneath soaring stained glass windows, a crowd of mostly non-straight people—some four hundred strong—gathered for the first annual Revoice conference,…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Aug 18, 11:35am -
  • Intrinsic Evil and McCarrick
    Imagine that a depraved tyrant is oppressing your country, driving its citizens into misery. You have the opportunity to save the country: By starting an affair with the tyrant’s wife, you can gain access to the tyrant and depose him. Is that OK?…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Aug 18, 6:00am -

L.A. Times: Religious News

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PBS: Religion

  • PBS NewsHour Podcasts and RSS Feeds
    This PBS NewsHour feed has been retired. You may be interested in other podcasts and feeds on our subscriptions page.PBS NewsHour
    - 12 Mar 14, 4:19pm -
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Plugged In

  • newChris Pratt Seems Like a Great Guy. But …

    Chris Pratt Seems Like a Great Guy. But …

    I really like Chris Pratt. He seems like a fun, funny, down-to-earth guy who, despite being one of this moment’s great action heroes, doesn’t take himself too seriously. Oh, and he’s Christian. And he pulls no punches when it comes to his fait…
    - 16 hours ago, 14 Aug 18, 12:49pm -
  • Meg Paddles to First Place

    Meg Paddles to First Place

    The prehistoric monster that stars in The Meg (the shark, not Jason Statham) would never be mistaken for something you’d throw in a tiny aquarium with a plastic treasure chest. Still, for its makers at Warner Bros., the megalodon is proving to be…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 12:05pm -
  • ‘Eighth Grade,’ Like Eighth Graders, Needs Parents

    ‘Eighth Grade,’ Like Eighth Graders, Needs Parents

    Eighth Grade, the movie, is rated R, and for some pretty obvious reasons. Our intrepid reviewer Kristin Smith noted lots of profanity (including about 10 f-words) and saw plenty of references to various types of sexual activity when she screened the…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 11:29am -
  • Culture Clips: Make Me Look Like Myself, Only Better

    Culture Clips: Make Me Look Like Myself, Only Better

    We all probably have a favorite photo of ourselves—the one we use on our Facebook pages and Christmas cards, the one where the light was just right and our smile was just so and our hair was less unruly than it typically is. (Or, in the case of so…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 12:07pm -
  • When Social Media Bullying Turns Uglier

    When Social Media Bullying Turns Uglier

    When I was in elementary school, I was frightened terribly by a boy named Winfred. Winfred was a huge (I thought) fifth-grade bully. Somehow I had crossed him and as a result, he had threatened several times to beat me up. I worked hard to take diff…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Aug 18, 12:47pm -
  • Fallout Hangs on to No. 1

    Fallout Hangs on to No. 1

    What’s an impossible mission? Out-adorabling Winnie-the-Pooh, that’s what. But out-earning him? Yeah, that’s possible. Mission: Impossible – Fallout took the No. 1 slot for the second-straight weekend in convincing, if not dominating, fashio…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Aug 18, 11:12am -
  • Vodcast: The Dark Knight, 10 Years Later

    Vodcast: The Dark Knight, 10 Years Later

    There’s a sign/T-Shirt/bumper sticker going around that goes something like this: “Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.” We’d quibble with that here at Plugged In, and not just for the fact that even Batman do…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Aug 18, 11:29am -
  • What’s New and Streaming for Families This August

    What’s New and Streaming for Families This August

    Here we are in sticky August: the Dog Days of Summer. Few of us want to go charging about in the blazing heat of the day—especially if you’re wearing a fur coat and running around with no shoes. (Y’know, like a dog.) So as you follow Bowser in…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 11:10am -
  • Culture Clips: Adults Spend 11 Hours Daily on Screens!?

    Culture Clips: Adults Spend 11 Hours Daily on Screens!?

    Does it feel like screens are eating your life? Maybe they are. At least, metaphorically speaking. In the first quarter of 2018, the data hawks over at Nielsen report that the average American adult spent an average of 11 hours and 6 minutes a day w…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 3:29pm -
  • The Man Behind the Bear: An Interview With Christopher Robin Producer Brigham Taylor

    The Man Behind the Bear: An Interview With Christopher Robin Producer Brigham Taylor

    Christopher Robin may not be wandering around a 100-acre wood anymore, but he’s just as lost as he ever was. He’s an adult now, working way too much and losing touch with his young family. He could use a little help finding his way out of his ve…
    - 15 days ago, 31 Jul 18, 2:11pm -

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