Why Radical Islam Doesn’t Matter – Part 2

International media coverage in recent years has focused significantly on responding to ISIS. As a result, the increasing tension between the U.S. and Russia and China has received less attention than it should. By sane and carefully thought-out responses, the U.S....

Why Radical Islam Doesn’t Matter “ Part 1

Judging by media coverage over the past few years, it would be easy to assume that the West is locked in a death struggle with radical Islam. Against that view, I want to make two arguments. Although the first is (or should be) strictly noncontroversial, the second...

China Ordains Another Bishop Without Vatican OK

VATICAN CITY (RNS) In its latest move in a long-running power struggle with the Vatican, China’s state-run Catholic church ordained another bishop without the approval of Pope Benedict XVI. The Rev. Joseph Huang Bingzhang was ordained as bishop of Shantou on Thursday...