The following RSS feeds may be of interest to chaplain readers. Note that (aside from the chaplaincy feed) these are external links not directly related to the chaplaincy and do not constitute DoD endorsement.
Feeds currently include the Army Chaplaincy, Religion News Service, Washington Post On Faith, Beliefnet Top Features, and Pew Forum Religion Research.
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Religion News Service
- Egypt: Militants kill at least 235 in attack on Sinai mosque November 24, 2017EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) —The attack was the largest single targeting of Egyptian civilians and the first on a large mosque congregation since the Islamic State affiliate began its campaign of violence against the state.Yonat Shimron
- Pope decries fomenting fear of migrants for political gain November 24, 2017VATICAN CITY (AP) — He urged people to view global migration as a peace-building opportunity and not as a threat.Yonat Shimron
- What the first Thanksgiving dinner actually looked like November 23, 2017(The Conversation) — Waterfowl – not turkey – would have been the main course.The Conversation
- Kaitlin Curtice talks about ‘everyday glory’ and her Native American heritage November 22, 2017(RNS) — The popular 29-year-old worship leader has just published her first book, 'Glory Happening: Finding the Divine in Everyday Places.'Emily McFarlan Miller
- The secret Jewish history of “Alice’s Restaurant” November 22, 2017Sing it with me: "You can get anything you want...." Fifty years ago!Jeffrey Salkin
Washington Post On Faith
- Want to write for Acts of Faith? Here are some guidelines.The Washington Post's Acts of Faith offers breaking and ongoing news, analysis and opinion about major religion stories.Sarah Pulliam Bailey
- The NFL's Thanksgiving games are a spectacular display of America's 'God and country' obsessionFootball stadiums fuel our idolatry.James K.A. Smith
- This church has a warning for visitors: ‘WE ARE HEAVILY ARMED — The Pastors’In the wake of mass shootings, a Florida church issues a warning: “YES WE ARE A CHURCH AND WE WILL PROTECT OUR PEOPLE.”Marwa Eltagouri
- Why the iconic Virgin of Charity means so much to Cubans and Pope FrancisPope Francis will celebrate the first papal Mass in her shrine outside Santiago on Tuesday.David Montgomery
- Politicians like Roy Moore who invoke God’s name should be pretty carefulA God that condemns injustice and violation cannot be used to justify the Alabama politician’s defense.Darrell Bock
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Pew Forum Religion Research
- Methodology November 8, 2017This report brings together analysis of survey and demographic data from various previously published Pew Research Center reports. It also includes new analysis of the religious beliefs and practices of Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia and historical data on the distribution of Orthodox Christians, Catholics and Protestants around the world. Attitudinal data […]Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- Acknowledgments November 8, 2017This report was produced by Pew Research Center as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Future project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. Funding for the Global Religious Futures project comes from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation. This report is a collaborative effort based on […] […]Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- 4. Orthodox take socially conservative views on gender issues, homosexuality November 8, 2017On environmentalism and homosexuality, Orthodox Christians are largely united in their views. Most Eastern Orthodox Christians – whose spiritual leader, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, has been called the “Green Patriarch” – favor environmental protection, even at the expense of economic growth. And the vast majority of Orthodox Christians say homosexualit […]Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- 3. Orthodox Christians support key church policies, are lukewarm toward reconciling with Roman Catholic Church November 8, 2017A host of disputes – ranging from theological to political – have divided Orthodoxy from Catholicism for nearly 1,000 years. But while some leaders on both sides have tried to resolve them, fewer than four-in-ten Orthodox Christians in the vast majority of countries surveyed say they favor their church reconciling with the Roman Catholic Church. […]Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- 2. Orthodox Christians are highly religious in Ethiopia, much less so in former Soviet Union November 8, 2017Orthodox Christians around the world display widely varying levels of religious observance. For example, while just 6% of Orthodox Christians in Russia say they attend church on a weekly basis, a large majority of Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia (78%) say they do this. Indeed, by several standard measures of religious observance, Orthodox Christians living i […]Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project