(The Christian Science Monitor) Why the militia came for Nolasque Nduwimana, a history teacher at a girls’ Catholic boarding school in Burundi, was obvious.
“Yes, I supported the opposition,” he said. “Why should that mean I should be killed?”
While Germany’s politicians are loudly debating whether Islam is compatible with democracy, five of its state universities are quietly developing new Islamic theology faculties that are striving to ensure that it is.
As Passover approached, Tobi Kahn worked in his studio in Queens, New York, putting washes of glaze on a silver-painted peg, a miniature sculpture soon to join 48 others.
Harriet Tubman will be depicted on the front of the $20 bill, the Treasury Department announced April 20.
The move will make the abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor, who was an unabashed Christian, the first African American to be portrayed on the front of a bill.
Last year when the death of Freddie Gray and resulting unrest in Baltimore filled the news, Kathy Dwyer felt she had to do something.
“Every time I turned on the TV, I just felt like I was getting punched in the gut,” said the white pastor of a predominantly white United Church of Christ congregation in Arlington, Virginia.