Welby Uses Benedictine’s Prayers

The Rev. Luigi Gioia: "I believe it is a sign of the times: we are eager to learn from each other and are able to overcome our suspicions against each other."

Primitive Prayer

By Patrick T. Twomey Late second-century Christianity offers a dramatic display of what prayer cannot do, and a sign also of what it can do.

Politics, Ashes, and Easter

By David L. Holmes In the Bible and in the Quran, forty is the number traditionally used to signify a solemn period during which God reveals his purposes to his people.

Lent Light

“Ashes to go” is the relatively recent ecclesiastical fad of offering Ash Wednesday ashes to people on the street. The notion of taking the church to the people can be offered as a rationale for this behavior, but it hardly rises to the level of an adequate defense.