Introducing The Social Scripture, a brand new, weekly feature on VisionTV.ca that scours the web to round up and present a week’s worth of news, posts, tweets, videos and other interesting and inspirational social media buzz about our world’s myriad of faiths and cultures. Read on every Wednesday and discover the latest.
THIS WEEK’S SOCIAL SCRIPTURE STORIES
The People’s Pope revved things up last Sunday to bless thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders for the 110th anniversary of the motorcycle brand.
PHOTOS: Holy Harley! Pope Francis 'blesses the bikes' in St. Peter's Square http://t.co/BJCwjZQDEm
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) June 16, 2013
Sikh Québecois soccer players can once again wear turbans on the field.
Sikh leader 'relieved' Quebec Soccer Federation has rescinded its controversial ban on players wearing turbans http://t.co/KQMbwYhedg
— CTVNews (@CTVNews) June 15, 2013
Man of Steel roared into movie theatres this past weekend with tons of bombast, packing cineplex seats with Superman fans eager to see the timeless story’s latest re-telling. These next two stories examine if Kal-El/Clark Kent’s story is really Christian or Jewish.
— WWRN (@wwrn) June 16, 2013
— Jewish Tweets (@JewishTweets) June 17, 2013
A Hindu chariot parade will be held for the first time in Vancouver in August.
Hindu chariot parade to be held in Canada: A Hindu chariot parade will reportedly be held on the streets of Gr… http://t.co/b8jewqYRNV
— Merinews (@thecitizensnews) June 14, 2013
New York Yeshiva graduates its first class of female religious leaders.
First class of female religious leaders graduate from N.Y. yeshiva http://t.co/HhTzqTGMhT
— Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) June 18, 2013
A glowing review for God of All Creation by James Robison of Life Today.
— Cheryl Cope (@cheryljcope) June 16, 2013
Almost 100,000,000, yes, 100,000,000 faithful make pilgrimages to these spiritual locations yearly.
14 of the world's most spiritual destinations http://t.co/Hvm5w7koiO
— HuffPost Religion (@HuffPostRelig) June 18, 2013
Today can be a new beginning. Your dreams can be restored. Fresh vision can be released. New hope can be activated.
— Joel Osteen (@JoelOsteen) June 17, 2013
Don’t try to change people. It won’t work, and they will end up resenting you. Only God can change people! -Joyce
— Joyce Meyer (@JoyceMeyer) June 18, 2013
— Jewish Tweets (@JewishTweets) June 16, 2013
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