Here are just a few things that happened this week, April 29 to May 5, in Church history. They include the Methodist Church approving female ordination, the arrest of the teacher at the center of the Scopes Monkey Trial, and a papal bull that set the borders for two empires.
An author and former foster child who specializes in youth issues has stressed the need for adults to be more involved with youth, stating that "every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story."
In this final part, experts explained to CP what they believe needs to happen to tackle the challenge of stopping violence in schools, centered on the spheres of the home, the community, the media, and the church.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, April 22-28, in Church history. They include the birth of Oliver Cromwell, the Billboard debut of the hit song "Oh Happy Day," and the creation of The United Methodist Church.
Focus on the Family is defending its decision to have the Internal Revenue Service officially reclassify the Christian nonprofit as a "church," denouncing the efforts of some to ascribe "sinister" intentions to the change.
A conservative legal group has taken issue with a recent opinion piece published by the American Medical Association, which suggested that crisis pregnancy centers are "unethical," largely because they do not offer abortions.