Why the obsession with crucifixes?
On Tuesday, Shirley Chaplin (no relation), lost her battle against the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospitals NHS Trust to wear her crucifix at work. She is the latest of a series of Christians alleging ... headscarves really don't comport with this history ...
Why do Catholics love the crucifix so much?
The crucifix is a quintessentially Catholic icon. Although other Christians fondly and proudly display the cross, it is the crucifix that is largely unique to the Catholics. Why is the symbol ... to say that Protestants don't often do the same, but in ...
Muslims and Jews know their sacred texts. Why don't Christians?
If the bishops fail in this, Christians ... like to talk of. Muslims and Jews know their sacred texts. They are religiously literate – which strengthens their sense of identity. They may argue about the rights and wrongs of wearing a veil, or a wig ...
Catholicism 101: Why do Catholics have crucifixes?
The latter are called crucifixes. Many times people state that Jesus is risen from the dead so why should they have ... I have never seen Christians walking around with empty tomb jewelry or wall statues. Catholics wear crosses with and without the corpus.
Muslim nurses CAN cover up... but Christian colleagues can't wear crucifixes
Last night she said of the sleeve concession to Muslims: ‘I don’t ... why not Christians? There should be the same rules for everyone.’ Lord Carey, whose wife Eileen is a former nurse, added: ‘In the case of Shirley Chaplin, she has been wearing ...