Religion

The Kim Davis and Pope Francis Meeting: Not the Real Story

The Kim Davis and Pope Francis Meeting: Not the Real Story

Over the last few days, social media has been filled with claims by Kim Davis that she had a private meeting with Pope Francis and that he embraced her and her “courage”. Kim Davis has acted in refusing to fulfill […]

by · October 5, 2015 · Faith, Op Ed, Religion

WYSK: President Obama and Christian Persecution

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW  By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz  District 32 Bronx Senator Rev. Diaz on President Obama and Christian Persecution     Last night, I watched President Barack Obama speak on national television about the massacre at Oregon’s Umpwua […]

Anti-Muslim Sentiment from Presidential Candidates to Schools to Grass Root Citizens

Anti-Muslim Sentiment from Presidential Candidates to Schools to Grass Root Citizens

Anti-Muslim sentiment, often referred to as Islamophobia, Anti-Islam, or Anti-Muslim, is as horrible, hostile and dangerous as any other term denoting hate of one group. Personally, I dislike the term Islamophobia because it implies a severe mental illness affecting a […]

by · September 30, 2015 · Ethics, Op Ed, Religion
Matters of Faith: It Really Is A Matter of Faith

Matters of Faith: It Really Is A Matter of Faith

IT REALLY IS A MATTER OF FAITH!   By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Hebrews 11:1-2 (NKJV) “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” In my opinion, there is no […]

by · September 27, 2015 · Matters of Faith, Op Ed, Religion
Cuomo, de Blasio Offer Yom Kippur Wishes

Cuomo, de Blasio Offer Yom Kippur Wishes

Governor Andrew Cuomo Statement on Yom Kippur: “Yom Kippur is the Jewish Day of Atonement, and the culmination of the High Holy Days. It’s a time to reflect on the year gone by and to prepare for the year to […]

by · September 23, 2015 · Cultures, Faith, Religion
Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

Yom Kippur Observation Culminates Jewish High Holy Days

The Bronx Chronicle wishes a peaceful, reflective, and easy fast to everyone observing Yom Kippur. G’mar Hatima Tova and may all have health, sweetness and happiness in the new year.

by · September 23, 2015 · Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: PEACE IN THE MIDST OF A STORM!

Matters of Faith: PEACE IN THE MIDST OF A STORM!

PEACE IN THE MIDST OF A STORM! By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Mark 4: 35-41 (NKJV) “35 On the same day, when evening had come, He said to them, “Let us cross over to the other side.” […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Op Ed, Religion
WSYK: Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Religion: You Shall Know Them By Their Fruits

WSYK: Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Religion: You Shall Know Them By Their Fruits

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Religion: You Shall Know Them By Their FruitsYou should know that the latest Donald Trump controversy is related to the United States President […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Op Ed, Religion, What You Should Know
Over 93K New Yorkers Entered Pope Francis Tix Lottery

Over 93K New Yorkers Entered Pope Francis Tix Lottery

On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced 93,143 New Yorkers entered the lottery to see Pope Francis’ procession through Central Park on Friday, September 25.  Approximately 80,000 New Yorkers will attend the procession. Lucky New Yorkers will be notified between Thursday, September […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Faith, Government, Religion
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rosh Hashanah 2015 Message

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Rosh Hashanah 2015 Message

“Tonight, members of the Jewish community all across New York will begin the observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah provides an opportunity for the Jewish community to join with neighbors and loved ones to reflect on […]

Rosh Hashanah Observed, September 13 – 15

Rosh Hashanah Observed, September 13 – 15

The Bronx Chronicle wishes our readers the very best for the New Year 5775. Happy Rosh Hashanah to All.  

by · September 13, 2015 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Rabbi Kleinbaum, The CBST Choir and CBST leadership community: - the CBST chorus, Joyce Rosenzweig, Re'ut Cbst, Larry Kay, Barbara Freedman, Janet Pavloff Adria Benjamin, Simon Dratfield, Rabbi Rachel Weiss Rabbi Ayelet Cohen Rabbi David Dunn Bauer Rabbi Elana Friedman Rabbi Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein Yolanda Potasinski Assaf Astrinsky, Jack Greenberg and the whole staff and fabulous volunteers at CBST. In the congregagtion Randi Weingarten and Cynthia Nash.

The Days of Awe: A Personal Perspective

This coming Sunday night begins the holiest period for Jews around the world that is called the Days of Awe. These holy days last from sunset Sunday night (September 13th) until sundown the night of Yom Kippur on September 23rd. […]

by · September 8, 2015 · Faith, Holidays, Religion
David Bunning: An Example that All Judges Should Follow

David Bunning: An Example that All Judges Should Follow

As the first same sex couples received their licenses to marry in Rowan County, Kentucky, praise and admiration should be given to Judge David L. Bunning of the U.S District Court. He ruled that County Clerk Kim Davis was in […]

by · September 6, 2015 · LGBT Issues, Op Ed, Religion
Papal Procession Lottery Opens Today

Papal Procession Lottery Opens Today

New Yorkers are invited to be part of Pope Francis’ historic procession through Central Park on Friday, September 25 by entering a ticket lottery here. The lottery is open to New York State residents only.     Space is limited at […]

by · September 3, 2015 · Faith, Government, News, Religion
Central Park Procession Planned for Pope Francis

Central Park Procession Planned for Pope Francis

POPE FRANCIS CENTRAL PARK PROCESSION   The Mayor’s Office announced that on Friday, September 25, Pope Francis will greet thousands of guests in a historic procession through Central Park along the West Drive. Residents of New York State may apply to receive […]

by · September 1, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Faith, News, Religion