Are double ear piercings and sleeveless tops OK now for Mormon teens?
(RNS) — The LDS church just backed off telling Mormon teens what not to wear.
An interfaith journey to forge ties between Israel and Pakistan
(RNS) — A playground with a gaily painted bomb shelter punctuated a trip to promote the Abraham Accords.
Growing pains for Arab evangelical Christians in the Middle East
(RNS) — Pressure from Arab governments and other Christian groups has only contributed to evangelicals' cooperation in the region.
Why most Muslims — but far from all — celebrate Mawlid, the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday
(The Conversation) — Conservative Wahhabi Muslims often frown on adoration of the prophet.
Vatican cardinal cites Nazi theology in German reform
(AP) — A Swiss cardinal compared German Catholics' ideas to pro-Nazi Protestants when they "saw God’s new revelation in blood and soil and in the rise of Hitler.”
Amid Ian’s wounds, Jews see healing, renewal in Yom Kippur
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Throughout southwest Florida, Jews planned to hold worship services for Yom Kippur, although many were doing so with plans drastically modified by the devastating storm.
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