The Bible teaches us that in an ideal world, “mercy and truth meet, justice and peace are embraced.” Instead, Texas has become the barometer of a world where justice spits on mercy. We can and must do better. Rosemary C. McDonoughNarberth, Pennsylvania. For the publisher: Re “God has no place at the Supreme Court”, by …

FIRST FRIDAY CLUB: The First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown Lecture Series will host the Reverend Bob Bonnot on October 7 at the Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road, Canfield. Bonnot, Executive Director of the Association of Catholic Priests of the United States and Pastor Emeritus of Christ Notre Sauveur …

America, be proud of what you have accomplished in Afghanistan. America, we have spent billions of dollars and the lives of our brave servicemen in Afghanistan. This is what has been accomplished. Thirty years ago, 20% of Afghans were killed by a combination of Russian interference and an internal civil war. America put an end …

GOOGLE CARDS / PROVIDED The attack was said to have taken place at Gurudwara Singh Sabha on Ferry Rd, Woolston around 6 a.m. on Wednesday. (File photo). A religious volunteer was injured after he was allegedly attacked by unidentified men at the gates of their Sikh temple in Christchurch. The incident happened at Gurudwara Singh …

A few days after sending my quarterly contribution to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, I received a press release announcing the closure of the LaVarnway unit. The announcement surprised me, eliciting a reaction similar to finding out that a childhood friend you hadn’t seen for decades had passed away. Growing up in the …

While a significant number of Americans are calling for religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccination warrants, many religious leaders say: Not with our approval. Leaders of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America said Thursday that although some people may have medical reasons for not receiving the vaccine, “there is no exemption in the Orthodox Church for …

Private primary and secondary schools, as well as official religious schools, will be open from Saturday. Afghan schools will open for boys from Saturday, the new Taliban-led education ministry said in a statement that did not mention when girls could resume their classes. More than a month after the movement seized the capital, Kabul, most …

Even if you don’t approve of same-sex relationships, you don’t have the right to discriminate. (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rainbow flag frames the LDS Temple from its place during the 8th Annual Mass Resignation at City Creek Park on Sunday, November 5, 2017. By Payden Alder | Special at La Tribune …

Securities – A new invoice to extend federal unemployment benefits until February 2022 emerges on Capitol Hill. (Whole story) – How do I register a newborn baby for the monthly child tax credit payments? (Whole story) – Last week, initial unemployment claims have increased for the first time in recent months. (All the details) – …

On this day 234 years ago, The United States Constitution was signed and sent to the states for ratification, not only proposing a new system of government if needed, but also taking one of the first concrete steps to protect religious freedom. In 1787, delegates from 12 states met in Philadelphia to create a viable …