Every one of us whose life would be incomplete if it weren’t shared with a dog will feel young Owen Root’s grief. Inconsolable after Kirby, his family’s black Lab, was euthanized, the boy stood, wiped his cheek, and left the vet’s office. Returning a moment later with a dog treat and a cup of water, […]
Just in time for Easter, Babe star James Cromwell is hitting the airwaves in some of the country’s most “Bible-minded” cities to encourage Christians to celebrate a ham-free Easter. The PETA radio spot, available here, will run this week in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina; Birmingham, Alabama; Lexington, Kentucky; and Roanoke, Virginia. When […]
This Lenten season, PETA is seeking an end to the Friday fish fry. In a letter sent to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) this morning, PETA suggests that bishops and congregants abstain from consuming animal products throughout Lent, including fish on Fridays, and to help with the transition is sending a care […]
The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains, a Yarnell, Arizona, landmark famous for having withstood the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire, is a place for the faithful and faith-curious to walk among sculptures reflecting Jesus’ last days on Earth, to pray, meditate, and even stay overnight, all in a serene natural setting. In February, this […]
Should Christians eat meat? How does God feel about factory farms? These are among the questions that Christian animal advocates ask.
The Bible is clear, and early Christians understood it: Animals are meant to be our companions, not our food.