Sergei Karpenko’s Chicago church is now almost entirely made up of refugees from the Russian war against Ukraine.
What is ‘ethical AI’ and how can companies achieve it?
The rush to deploy powerful new generative AI technologies, such as ChatGPT, has raised alarms about potential harm and misuse. The law’s glacial response to such threats has prompted demands that the companies developing these technologies implement AI “ethically.”
Russia acknowledges Vatican peace initiative, says no steps yet for a mission to Moscow
Russia on Friday indicated that it views Pope Francis’ Ukraine peace initiative positively, but stressed that there are no immediate plans for a Vatican mission to Moscow.
What we need to understand is that fascism is intersectional and erotic — ’thy rod is thy gun,’ with a hip-thrust
In The Family (now also a Netflix series), journalist and author Jeff Sharlet wrote about his experience of going undercover as a young man in a secret, elitist organization of the American Christian Right. It was, in many ways, the opposite of his latest book, The…
Our Beloved Ones Don’t Become Angels When They Die
On May 14, 2023, Taiwanese media reported on the first TV appearance of the famous singer couple Yu Tian and Li Yaping since their daughter died of cancer.
Turkey’s Christian Sites: Visiting The Seven Churches From The Book Of Revelation
The Book of Revelation, the final book in the New Testament, has long fueled theological imagination and debate. The prophetic and apocalyptic Christian writing has inspired diverse interpretations over the centuries. One thing not under dispute is the book’s strong…
Firewalkers in Greece honor Saint Constantine in mystery-shrouded, centuries-old rituals
Sotirios Gkaintatzis danced across burning coals, his stomping bare feet raising sparks and puffs of smoke as he held aloft an icon of Saints Constantine and Helen.
In fight against ‘tyranny,’ Michigan board declares itself ‘constitutional county’
The Board of Commissioners of a lakeshore Michigan county has passed a resolution declaring it a “constitutional county,” a designation favored by some far-right groups who believe state and federal governments have become tyrannical.
Montana acts to protect Native American priority in adopting Native children
Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed legislation giving Native American families preference in fostering and adopting Native children involved with child protective services, a proactive move to protect such rights as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case that could undercut them nationally.