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Holy Saturday, Holy Christians, Holy Spirit

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

On Holy Saturday, April 19, most of the 18,000 parishes nationwide will welcome new members into the Catholic community. Some are catechumens, to be b...

These Are The Faces Of Islam In America

Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts

In a gorgeous series titled "The Converts," photographer Claire Beckett captures portraits of the American men and women who have chosen to convert to...

Ramadan Can Be The Loneliest Time Of The Year For Some Converts

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 07.09.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Since converting to Islam more than five years ago, Paul K. DeMelto of Cleveland has done all he could to become a more knowledgeable Muslim, at...

Overcoming The Scars Of Our Caste Past

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 01.27.2013 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

The essence of the Vedic culture, today known as Hinduism, teaches that none of us are white, black, brown, red or yellow. We are spiritual beings, eternally lovers and servants of God, who have forgotten our spiritual nature.

Converting To Your Spouse's Religion: Kari's Story

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.15.2012 | Religion

Marrying outside one’s religion is less of a cultural taboo today than in generations past, but the question of how couples can best integrate their...

Brand Tebow: An Evolving Threat For Muslim Youth?

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

One friend called me, frantic. He believed that Tebow's evolution into this charismatic evangelical Quarterback posed a threat for Muslim Americans like his teenage son.

A Global Golden Age for Broadband

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The economic and social impacts of broadband are clear but the solutions are not so clear. I believe that every country needs a National Broadband Plan which will address each countries needs.

Six Questions for an Evangelical Leader Who Became an Orthodox Jew

Benyamin Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Benyamin Cohen

I caught up with Penina Taylor to ask her about her spiritual journey, her feelings towards Jesus, and to find out if she has any regrets.

Morocco Defends Expulsion Of Christian Workers

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Two days after expelling 20 Christian workers, Morocco has defended its actions saying that it will take a tough line on proselytism -- seeking conver...

How a National Broadband Plan Will Be The Next Public Works

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The National Broadband Plan has been a project that the Federal Communications Commission has been charged with since early 2009. The plan is designed...

How Does the United States Move Beyond Digital Illiteracy?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Broadband adoption then must be addressed on multiple fronts: financial investments, broadband regulations and digital literacy education.