The Roman Catholic nun, prominent American anti-death penalty activist and author of the bestselling 'Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate' talks about racism, human dignity and America’s broken criminal justice system
The senior editor at Faith Today magazine and the author of ‘Shifting Stats: Shaking the Church,’ co-written with Patricia Paddey, talks about how churches are responding to upheavals in Canadian society
The Toronto native is a well-known climate scientist and evangelical Christian who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. Last April, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.
For nearly half a century, the Elnabrees family has fled one war after another: Palestine, Kuwait, Iraq and, more recently, Syria. This year, they arrived as refugees in Canada, sponsored by relatives and United churches. Ayman Elshafiy, his wife, Sonia, their two daughters, his sister and mother, were among them.
Founded in 1829, The United Church Observer is the oldest continuously published magazine in North America and the second oldest in the English speaking world. It has won international acclaim for journalistic excellence and garnered more awards for writing than any other Canadian religious publication. Read more...