Christianity

Hobby Lobby Protest

Protesters Turn Out As U.S. Supreme Court Hears Hobby Lobby Case On Birth Control Coverage

Protesters came out in full force Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case pitting employers’ religious beliefs against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.

03/25/2014

American Atheists Billboard

State Senator, Atheist Group Spar Over Times Square Sign

A New York State senator has called for the removal of a billboard that an atheist group has mounted in Times Square, which, in the group’s words, argues that Christmas is “better without Christ.”

12/21/2013

Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby Apologizes After Reported N.J. Employee Remarks On Judaism

A central New Jersey blogger has succeeded in getting the national chain craft store Hobby Lobby to begin selling some Jewish holiday items, following an uproar that made national headlines.

10/05/2013

Pope Francis Celebrates Palm Sunday from St. Peter's Basilica (credit: CBS 2)

Pope Francis Holds Palm Sunday Mass From St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s Square overflowed with some 250,000 pilgrims, tourists and Romans eager to join the new pope at the start of solemn Holy Week ceremonies, which lead up to Easter, Christianity’s most important day.

03/24/2013

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Scholar Claims Ancient Papyrus Shows Jesus Discussed ‘Wife’

A 1,600-year-old document, translated for the first time, has a message that could shake up Christianity. It is the first-known statement from that era that refers to Jesus, talking about having a wife.

09/19/2012

Tim Tebow (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow Urges Men To ‘Get In The Game’ Of Christianity During Father’s Day Chat

Tebow scored a road win Sunday to the believers on hand at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, some of whom arrived hours early to hear his message of sacrifice, prayer and the importance of athletes as role models.

06/18/2012

Celebrate Israel Parade 2012 (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Thousands Of Israel Supporters Participate In Annual Celebrate Israel Parade

Thousands of supporters of Israel surrounded New York City’s Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m. on Sunday for the annual Celebrate Israel Parade.

06/03/2012

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Controversial Website Offers $1M For Proof Of Sex With Jets’ Tim Tebow

Tebow will appear this week in Ohio for a forum on “faith and football.” According to AshleyMadison.com, it’s more like sex and football.

04/24/2012

Pope John Paul II blesses a baby during the third day of his visit to Lyon's area. (Photo credit DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Catholics In NY Look On With Pride As John Paul II Is Beatified

At St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, many Catholics expressed pleasure that John Paul II had been fast-tracked toward sainthood by the Vatican.

05/01/2011

Psalms 1 from the "Three Faiths" Exhibition - Credit: New York Public Library

New Exhibit Brings Together Three Faiths

The words of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are now side-by-side at the New York Public Library.

10/21/2010

NYC Muslim Leaders Seek To Dispel Misconceptions

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Officials from the Islamic Leadership Council of New York were among the Muslim leaders promoting what they called a “Week of Dialogue” designed to dispel misconceptions about Islam. LISTEN: 1010 […]

10/18/2010

New York City’s Famous Places Of Worship

Have you passed by a beautiful historic place of worship and wondered about its back story? Or do you want to find a place to worship yourself – perhaps a place with a storied history? This guide will walk you through some of the more famous New York City houses of worship.

05/13/2010