On March 17 (2014), scientists announced new findings consistent with the Big Bang Theory. Gravitational waves dating back to instants after the universe came into being, 13.7 billion years ago, were detected by telescope.
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March 31, 2014
At the end of its current session, probably in June, the United States Supreme Court will hand down rulings on a case coded by many as a “religious freedom” issue.
March 27, 2014
Earlier this month, the SisterStory project launched as part of the lead up to the first National Catholic Sisters Week (March 8-14). Organized by Minnesota’s St.
March 24, 2014
Chapels, churches, synagogues, cathedrals and other buildings are often the most visible and stable signs that religious institutions exist.
March 20, 2014
Middle-East’s Sectarian Balance Shifts as Syrian Uprising Enters its Fourth Year — Jawad Anwar Qureshi
This month, Syria’s Uprising enters its fourth year.
March 17, 2014
“Who is Pope Francis?” was the understandable and constant question during this pope’s first year, now past. “Who is a Catholic?” is the understandable and urgent question in his second year, now begun.
March 13, 2014
Director Alfonso Cuaron’s movie, "Gravity," isn’t just an Oscar-winning blockbuster—it’s also a battleground for the early 21st Century “God Wars” in which the concept of providence is used as a weapon against the “New A
March 10, 2014
“Our Secular Future: The redefinition of religious liberty in American society” is a promising and threatening reflection by Richard R. Reno in the Jesuit-based weekly America (February 24, 2014).
March 6, 2014
This semester, a colleague and I are co-teaching a course on Faith & Globalization.
March 3, 2014
This weekend was time for movies and for talk about them. The Academy Awards, as readers of Sightings may have heard, were awarded.
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