The 430,000-square-foot museum will have a facade modeled after various printed manuscripts of the Bible and stained-glass windows from Germany.
A small c catholic: A recent experience of reading the Book of Judith convinces me that Catholics and Protestants alike might do well to learn of and from these writings.
A new Bible will hit bookshelves in January. But unlike hundreds of others available, illustrations in this Bible will include New Testament images portraying Jesus as an African-American.
This is just one way The African-American Youth Bible, which contains commentaries, footnotes and art created by black Americans, hopes to evangelize and educate young black Catholics.
The Gideon Bibles are going back in the Navy's nightstand drawers.
In June, the U.S. Navy ordered housekeepers at thousands of Navy-owned guest lodges near U.S. and international bases to remove the Bibles and any other "religious materials" from their rooms. Scriptures would remain available on request.
But public outcry, prompted last week by a social media alert from the American Family Association and protests by the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, led the brass to reverse course Friday.
Global Sisters Report: Sr. Carol Perry's weekly Sunday morning Bible class is standing-room-only. Not bad for a woman who didn't read the Bible growing up.
Bible films may be raking it in at the box office, but fewer people are reading the original and taking it seriously.