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Did Pope Francis Really Just Take a Big Step Toward One World Religion?

12/06/2015 13:13
Jennifer LeClair Over the summer, I penned a column about why so many people think Pope Francis is the Antichrist. It caused quite a stir. If you type "is Pope Francis antichrist" into Google, you'll get about 425,000 results in .37 seconds. As it turns out, if you type "Pope Francis one world...

Pope Francis: I don't think I'll be Pope for long

03/14/2015 22:21
The Pope is expecting his pontificate to be brief, perhaps just four or five years, he has revealed. In an interview to mark the second anniversary of his election in 2013, Pope Francis told Valentina Alazraki, from the Mexican broadcaster Televisa, that he did not expect to live much longer. "I...


03/02/2015 07:36
Seven and a half years ago, 138 sheikhs, muftis, and a variety of Islamic imams, professors, judges and politicians from around the world reached out their hand of fellowship to the Christian world. Their invitation, titled “A Common Word Between Us and You” began like this: Muslims and Christians...

Can Pope Francis bring Christians and Muslims closer together?

12/04/2014 17:48
Religious leaders are heralding a new dawn in Muslim-Christian relations following the three-day visit by the Pope to Turkey. Although some Muslims in Turkey criticised his decision to pray alongside a senior Islamic cleric in Istanbul's Blue Mosque, described later by the Vatican as a "moment of...

Pope says it is wrong to equate Islam with violence

12/01/2014 07:28
Pope Francis said on Sunday that equating Islam with violence was wrong and called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism. Francis, the leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, told reporters aboard his plane returning from a visit to Turkey that he understood why Muslims were...

‘Pope Francis’ Bows Head in ‘Silent Adoration’ Beside Islamic Grand Mufti

11/30/2014 19:50
ISTANBUL, Turkey – In a move that drew some concerns from onlookers worldwide, the Roman Catholic pontiff known as Francis visited Turkey’s Blue Mosque on Saturday, expressing reverence during a moment of prayer observed by the nation’s grand mufti, who led him on a tour of the Islamic...

Russell Moore, Rick Warren to Join ‘Pope Francis’ With Muslims, Buddhists for Interfaith Conference

11/10/2014 07:30
ROME – Russell Moore, the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Saddleback megachurch leader Rick Warren will team up with Roman Catholic Pontiff Francis later this month for an interfaith Vatican conference on marriage and...

Churches agree on incarnation after 1500 years of strife

10/30/2014 06:13
Anglican and Oriental Orthodox Churches have taken a major step towards reconciliation with a joint statement on the incarnation of Christ. The Oriental Churches include the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church and the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. The...

‘House of One’: World’s First Church-Mosque-Synagogue in One?

06/23/2014 21:12
Berlin is no stranger to division. Yet it's in this German city that the three monotheistic faiths of the world will gather together in one building, perhaps for the first time ever. The "House of One," winner of an architectural contest, is planned to house three worship centers—one for...

Coptic Orthodox Pope Asks Pope Francis to Unify Date For Easter

05/28/2014 08:34
In an effort to set a single date for all Christian Churches to celebrate Easter, Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church has sent a letter of request to Pope Francis. The apostolic nuncio to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Archbishop Paul Gobel, responded to the request yesterday by inviting...
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