By Tom Heneghan and Nicholas Vinocur for Reuters.com on 17 May 2013
When Hungarian radical right-wingers rallied against a Jewish conference in Budapest in early May, a well-known Protestant pastor hid behind the stage while his wife stepped up to the podium to denounce Jews and Israel.
By William Yardley for The New York Times on 17 May 2013
Geza Vermes, a religious scholar who argued that Jesus as a historical figure could be understood only through the Jewish tradition from which he emerged, and who helped expand that understanding through his widely read English translations of the Dead Sea Scrolls, died on May 8 in Oxford, England. He was 88.
By Debra Rubin for Religion News Services on 17 May 2013
The Rev. Morris G. Henderson wasn’t sure what do with a vacant city block of land behind his Baptist Church in Richmond, VA (USA). The church had purchased the plots, but didn’t have the funding to build a planned family life center. Then, he had a vision.
By Lauren Wilson, TheDailyMeal.com for usatoday.com on 16 May 2013
When dining out, not all secrets are meant to be kept — at least that's partly the intent with the "secret" restaurant trend. Unmarked entrances, unadvertised contact information, and word-of-mouth marketing are typical attributes of this deliberately cryptic experience.
Good Ayurveda practitioners can determine potential health problems before modern allopathic expensive instruments can, and then do what's necessary to prevent them safely without expensive instruments.
By Alessandro Speciale for Religion News Services on 3 May 2013
More than two months after his resignation, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will return to the Vatican to live in a small retrofitted convent. Benedict’s return will present the Vatican with the unprecedented situation of a reigning pope and a retired pope living a short distance from each other.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, spring is a time for rejuvenation and regeneration. Outdoor nature reflects this as foliage returns and flowers blossom while birds fill the air with their celebratory singing.
By Omid Safi for Religion News Services on 26 Apr 2013
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the horrific Boston Marathon explosions has been apprehended. Here are ten basic points that we would all do well to keep in mind as we try to make sense of a world that seems to be in need of sanity and compassion.
By John Bingham for Telegraph.co.uk on 19 Apr 2013
Decades of doubt over the role played by "Hitler's Pope" under the Fascist regimes in Italy and Germany during the 1930s and 1940s may be answered if Pope Francis, as a close friend has suggested, opens the Vatican archives.
By Hesh Goldstein for NaturalNews.com on 19 Apr 2013
Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. Honey will crystallize if it is left in a cool dark place for the long time, but do not mistake this crystallization for it turning into sugar. Honey never will become sugar.