The Sin of Sodom and Gomorrah is not about “Hospitality”
Msgr. Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington

When interpreting the meaning of a passage we do well to look not only to the plain meaning of the text, but also to other Biblical texts that may refer back to it and help clarify any ambiguities. In this text we can do both.

More British people may believe in an afterlife than believe in God
Centre for Longitudinal Studies

Almost half – 49 per cent – of those surveyed earlier this year by the Institute of Education, University of London believe that there is ‘definitely’ or ‘probably’ life after death. Only 31 per cent have said that they believe in God, either without doubts (13 per cent) or with some doubts (18 per cent).

Large Europe majorities for assisted suicide: survey
Tom Heneghan, Reuters

Large majorities of west Europeans favor the legalization of assisted suicide, now allowed only in four countries on the continent, according to a new survey.

Tufts Finds Compromise Over Evangelical Group
Janelle Nanos, Boston Daily

A new policy seeks balance between non-discrimination and religious diversity.