(RNS) — In the wake of COVID-19, houses of worship are finding creative ways to honor motherhood this Sunday at a time when many churches cannot yet publicly gather.
(RNS) — A new study finds that nonreligious people face discrimination and stigma, conceal their nonreligious identities and largely see themselves as atheists and humanists.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Volunteers at the Los Angeles Catholic Worker soup kitchen are improvising to continue services while preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
(RNS) — Through the relief fund, 109 churches have been earmarked for funding. More than 1,010 applications for funding have been submitted.
(RNS) — Traditional houses of worship have moved worship for their members online. For seekers and those unaffiliated with any faith, there is Family Chapel.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The Dream Center, the nonprofit of the Pentecostal megachurch Angelus Temple, doesn’t appear to plan on stopping.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — One pastor in Riverside said he’s required by Scripture to baptize people, something that can’t be done through an online service.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — By acknowledging these nuances of religion, ‘you end up with a much more complex understanding of people,’ said Chon Noriega, director of the Chicano Studies Research Center.
(RNS) — Catholics normally fast on the last Friday before Easter. This year Presbyterians, Latter-day Saints, Jews and others are planning to join them.
(RNS) — An application process opened Monday (April 6) for small churches to apply for $3,000 grants.
(RNS) — With social-distancing guidelines in place to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, small churches with less income and older parishioners may struggle with declining weekly tithes and adapting to virtual services.
(RNS) — The Rev. Molly T. Marshall said she offered her resignation at the beginning of the month ‘because of an ethical lapse that betrayed my stewardship of office.’
(RNS) — Startup churches in working-class communities of color rally to help their communities in need during the pandemic but worry about their own future.
(RNS) — A pastor in Alaska donned a parka, cleaned hymnals with Clorox wipes and held church in the snow this week.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Parishioners from the largest Catholic archdiocese in the country can now access Spanish-language Mass on local TV in the wake of the novel coronavirus that has led to the cancellation of public services.