Mark A. Kellner
Recent Articles by Mark A. Kellner
Published: Friday, May 22, 2015 8:22 am MDT
President Obama will be among worshippers Friday evening at a Washington, D.C., synagogue at an event to mark "Solidarity Sabbath," in which Jews and others around the world will stand against anti-Semitism.
Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:50 pm MDT
Rohingya Muslim refugees from Burma — which now denies them citizenship — are risking their lives on the sea or in earthquake-ravaged Nepal to seek safety. The Rohingyas say they are victims of reli...
Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:09 am MDT
When Pope Francis rolls into town, a lot of people want to see him, including many from all over the United States. He'll be in Philadelphia this fall. Hotels are filling up, and private homeowners are renting ...
Published: Monday, May 18, 2015 10:14 am MDT
In the wake of rising anti-Semitic incidents in France and elsewhere, there is an element of hope: Jewish and Muslim groups are exchanging ideas, books and films in an effort to combat this longstanding prejudi...
Published: Friday, May 15, 2015 10:18 pm MDT
Blues guitar legend B.B. King, who died Thursday at his Las Vegas home, wasn't the only popular musician whose work started with, or was influenced by, gospel music. Count in artists ranging from Aretha Frankli...
Published: Friday, May 15, 2015 9:28 am MDT
The popular television series "A.D.: The Bible Continues" is not only a Sunday-evening must see for many viewers — they're also getting sermons based on the show's themes in church.
Published: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:07 am MDT
A new study of the American religious landscape shows a decline in mainline Protestant church membership while the numbers of religiously unaffiliated, Muslims and Hindus rise.
Published: Monday, May 11, 2015 6:30 pm MDT
As some critics attack the concept of military chaplains as a church-state separation issue, the role of spiritual advisers in the field — a 240-year-old tradition — is evolving to meet the needs of...
Published: Friday, May 8, 2015 12:42 pm MDT
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao lost a unanimous decision to American Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night, but the devout fighter is keeping the faith — as do his fans.
Published: Thursday, May 7, 2015 1:12 pm MDT
Bypassing opposition, the Vatican said missionary Junipero Serra, who walked the length of California to establish religious outposts and evangelize the native population, will be canonized by Pope Francis on S...