Princeton professor and prominent religious freedom and traditional marriage advocate Robert George has been hospitalized with a serious heart ccomplication that now appears as though it is no longer life threatening.
George, who is the chair of the State Department's United States Commission on International Religious Freedoms and the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton, began feeling abdominal pain on Sunday and checked himself into the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro in New Jersey, where he was diagnosed with a life-threatening tear on the inner layer of his aorta.
After he disclosed his condition, a number of George's friends, colleagues and peers asked followers on social media to pray for his health and a speedy recovery. more >>
NEW YORK — Actress Jennifer Nettles who stars in Dolly Parton's Christmas special "Coat of Many Colors" Thursday night says the made-for-TV movie provides an unforgettable message of how faith and love can carry a family through crisis.
"I think the best message of the film is you can be rich in things but it's much more important to be rich in love," said Nettles, who portrays Dolly's mother, Avie Lee, to The Christian Post on Monday.
"Coat of Many Colors" is Nettles' first onscreen role, and she brings Dolly's mother to life in the emotional retelling of how the family made it through the deep sorrow they experienced following the death of Dolly's newborn brother, Larry, who died the same day he was born, July 6, 1955. more >>
NEW YORK — Dolly Parton's Christmas special "Coat of Many Colors" premieres on NBC Thursday and actor Ricky Schroder says portraying the singer's father, Robert Lee, and acting out the family's devastating loss of a death of a child hit close to home.
"My wife had a six month miscarriage and it devastated me," Schroder told The Christian Post on Monday, revealing intimate details about his own suffering and how he identifies with Dolly's parents who mourned the death of their newborn son, Larry, who died the same day he was born, July 6, 1955.
"It set me on a tails spin for a couple of years," he divulged. "I shouldn't have let myself grieve that much but I really did because I felt like I lost all of that potential in that little boy, everything that he would've had, everything that he would have done." more >>
One of New York City's most iconic museums, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is being sued by a Manhattan man for portraying Jesus as white in "racist" paintings.
According to a report in the New York Post, the man, Justin Renel Joseph, 33, argues in a lawsuit filed in the Manhattan Supreme Court that the museum is committing sacrilege by portraying Jesus as an "Aryan" male, and is demanding the whitewashed depictions be removed.
Joseph claims he suffered "personal stress" after viewing masterpieces such as "The Holy Family with Angels" by Sebastiano Ricci; "The Resurrection" by Perugino; "The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes" by Tintoretto; and "The Crucifixion" by Francesco Granacci. more >>
Technology giant Microsoft has released a commercial in which the popular song "Let There Be Peace on Earth" is performed with the reference to God omitted.
A television commercial posted on YouTube last week featured Microsoft employees and a children's choir singing the song to employees at an Apple store.
A mother who left her newborn baby in a manger scene at a New York church will not face charges, according to prosecutors.
Last month the janitor at Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens was surprised to find a newborn baby boy placed in the manger where a doll would have been.
In a statement released last week, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said that no charges would be filed against the mother, who was recently located. more >>