In a rush to leave Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Marrero businessman William Lazaro Jr. left a bag on a bench outside the terminal containing more than $25,000 worth of electronics and jewelry. […]
NEW SARPY – The Sisters in Christ Ministry of Fresh Faith Worship Center is hosting the 3rd Annual Gospel Music Festival on Oct. 21-23 at the 9th Street Park in New Sarpy. The festival will be open Friday from 6-10 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon-8 p.m. Join them for food, games, carnival rides and soul-stirring live gospel music. […]
Twenty years ago, a group of Catholics got together and built a chapel on River Road in Ama near St. Mark’s church. This wasn’t just any chapel. It was a perpetual adoration chapel where the Eucharist, which Catholics believe is the body of Christ, is exposed in a Monstrance.
By David Masci, Senior Research Fellow, Pew Forum
The relationship between faith and science in the United States seems, at least on the surface, to be paradoxical. Surveys repeatedly show that most Americans respect science and the benefits it brings to society, such as new technologies and medical treatments. And yet, religious convictions limit many Americans’ willingness to accept controversial scientific theories as well as certain types of scientific research, such as the potential use of embryonic stem cells for medical treatments.
This week’s question: My doctor has just told me I have incurable cancer and just three months to live. I’ve never been a church-goer and never thought all that much about God. But I sure am now. What should I do to make sure I go to Heaven when I die? Do you have a special prayer that would help me? […]
This week’s question: As a Christian, am I supposed to be a missionary for Christ or should I leave preaching to the preachers? I count among my friends a Hindu and also several Jews and even an atheist, none of whom accept Jesus as the Messiah. Sometimes we talk about religion, but I prefer not to because I don’t know what to say. What should I do? […]
This week’s question: As religious person I want to help my fellow man whenever I can, but I don’t know how to react to when panhandlers approach me for money. Some of these people appear to be dangerous and possibly on drugs. What’s a Christian to do? […]