Hillsong was extraordinary. That’s the problem.
By Amy Julia Becker
(RNS) — There's a power in the ordinary church.
How a 9th-century Hindu philosopher embodied the idea of a fulfilled life
By Murali Balaji
(RNS) — Our fear of dying can sometimes lead to a fear of living the best versions of ourselves.
Faith, science and the abortion debate
By Charles C. Camosy
(RNS) — Do abortion rights advocates follow the facts, wherever they lead?
‘Felt like a year’: Worshipper describes fear during gunman’s deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue
By Peter Smith
Robert Bowers, a truck driver from the Pittsburgh suburbs, could face the death penalty if he’s convicted of some of the 63 counts he faces in the Oct. 27, 2018, attack, which claimed the lives of worshippers from three congregations using the city's Tree of Life synagogue.
Israeli protesters fear for the future of their country’s precarious LGBTQ rights revolution
By Orit Avishai
(The Conversation) — LGBTQ rights are not the main issue bringing Israeli protesters to the streets, but they do symbolize the country’s stark divide.
Vatican questions how priest moved $17 million meant for missionary work into investment fund
By Nicole Winfield
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has asked aides to get to the bottom of how at least $17 million was transferred from the Vatican’s U.S.-based missionary fundraising coffers into an impact investing vehicle run by a priest.
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