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Pope Francis's Hollow Rhetoric On Place of LGBTQ People in the Church

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 10.08.2016 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Rather than requiring women to ask it for forgiveness, the Vatican needs, instead, to ask those of us whom it has repressed and oppressed for forgiveness of its sins throughout its existence.

Antonia Blumberg

The Heart And Soul Of Godparenting | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.26.2015 | Religion

When Carla Miller, 23, walked into her aunt and uncle's house in 2011 and saw her infant cousin for the first time, she began to cry. She and the res...

"Christmas Letter 2013"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.11.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

Kate And Will Choose Prince George's Godparents... And They're Not Who You Think

Posted 10.14.2013 | Style

Sorry, Pippa. Prince William and Kate have reportedly made their final choices for godparents for Prince George, and the names have surprised almos...

Am I Going to Hell For My Position on Godparenting?

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

We always intended to baptize our kids.That said, they are currently 3- and 5-years old and have yet to receive the sacrament. Why? Because my husband and I can debate the significance of a Godparent for days, or even decades.

Killer Instincts

Monica Wyche | Posted 11.06.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

We are hard-wired to protect and love this baby we made. It's our job. My husband explained how protective he feels when the baby falls asleep in his arms. I explained things a little differently. I feel protective in a more violent way. A more animalistic way. A more primal way.

What Could Get Ice-T To Church On 'Ice Loves Coco'?

Posted 04.09.2012 | TV

Ice-T admitted that he hadn't set foot in church in several years, but for Kristy and Derek, he agreed to do it on this week's "Ice Loves Coco" (Sun.,...

Your Story Is Our Story: The Adoption And Baptism Of My Son

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Three years ago this month, in a humble enclave of mud-and-wattle huts by the side of a dusty African road, I met, by accident (if you believe in such things) the sick little boy who would become my son.