By: EthicsDaily Staff Thirty-one percent of all U.S. citizens and 40 percent of U.S. Roman Catholics have heard about Pope Francis' encyclical on ecology. A new report offers insights regarding this continued lack of visibility.
By: Ron Rolheiser When faced with political correctness, many of us are tempted to reject it. But what if something that's politically correct happens to be correct? In that case, principle trumps our feelings.
By: Grace Ji-Sun Kim and W. Mark Koenig While baseball in the U.S. has challenged prejudices and stereotypes and seen some elements of racism dismantled, racial prejudice and racism have also intertwined with our national pastime.
By: Martin J. Hodson and Margot R. Hodson While most climate scientists agree that climate change is real and human-induced, the general public is less convinced. And powerful institutions, whose interests are threatened, are challenging the consensus.
By: Yohanna Katanacho Nearly 50 church schools in Arab towns and villages in Israel educate more than 30,000 Christian and Muslim Palestinian Israeli Arabs. Yet Israel has been imposing increasing pressure on these schools.
By: Zach Dawes To help quench the fires of division that plague our society, especially during election season, people of goodwill must model a better path: offering civil responses rooted in compassion and grace.
By: Danny Chisholm The actions of Jared Fogle and Josh Duggar are inexcusable and harmful. Their actions should give us pause to examine our own lives, knowing forgiveness and restoration are available through Christ.
By: John Rackley Does your church live out God's mission for it or does your church exist to find new members to keep it going? Here are three questions to help you determine if your vision is out of focus.
Selma By: Courtney Pace Lyons We need movies that show the horrors of our history in plain view. We need movies that stir our souls, quicken our heartbeats and empower our feet to take steps for change. "Selma" delivers. (Photo: Paramount Pictures) Courtney Pace Lyons
"Godzilla" By: Brock Ratcliff The new "Godzilla" does not disappoint. The monsters look great, and the destruction is grand and thorough. This is no mock-up of Tokyo being trampled by a man in a costume. (Photo: Warner Bros.) Brock Ratcliff
"Heaven is for Real" By: Roger Olson Based on the best-seller about the purportedly true story of a 4-year-old's visit to heaven, "Heaven is for Real" is a surprising film, treating evangelical Christianity sympathetically. (Photo: Sony Pictures) Roger Olson
"Noah" By: Terry Austin You might enjoy "Noah" if you don't expect a spiritual experience. If you're a big fan of robots and apocalyptic movies, this film may be what you're seeking. (Photo: Paramount Pictures) Terry Austin