Stephen F. Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies and a national co-chair of Catholics for Obama, explains his thoughts on the current president and the Democratic Party’s platform. As he discusses same-sex marriage, caring for the poor, and abortion, he explains that, in his view, “the most important issue facing…

Originally posted on Open Equal Free A 24/7 Wall St. report, published earlier this year, identified which countries were the most educated, defining them as “the ten countries with the highest proportion of adults with a college degree.” The ranking consisted of member OECD countries and additional major economies. The top ten countries were: 1.…

Rabbi Irwin Kula, co-president of The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, explains the meaning and significance of the Jewish holiday Sukkot. In preparation for this week-long Festival of Tabernacles, sukkahs, which are temporary shelters topped with branches and decorated with harvest and autumnal themes, are built in order to observe the holiday. Whether…

Risk and sacrifice: a deeper look at Queen Esther‘s story. This is part of Odyssey Networks’ ON Scripture The Bible series.

The Bible is full of stories that capture what fathers were like in Biblical times. Check out the ones I’ve selected below and see what modern fathers can learn from the stories. God the Father Christian beliefs teach that God the Father is a loving God that provides all things that His children need. God…

A beautiful reminder… Originally posted on Odyssey Networks as part of the Biblical ON Scripture series.

This was originally posted on Open Equal Free It’s that time again! Children are returning to the classroom. Going back to school can be exciting for many kids, but for some who are shy and timid, being in a classroom or new school can be daunting. Here are a few ways you can help your…

Stanley Praimnath miraculously survived the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, and found his calling to ministry as a result of his dramatic struggle to break free of rubble that had him pinned down on the 81st floor of the south tower. Originally posted from Odyssey Networks  

As we approach the anniversary of 9/11, faith leaders reflect on the challenge of living with the deep ideological and religious differences that persist in our multi-denomination society. Check out more videos from Odyssey Networks.

“The probability that we may fall in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just; it shall not deter me.” – Abraham Lincoln

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