WASHINGTON (RNS) The Sojourners Summit zeroed in on domestic violence as a human rights issue, hoping to shine the spotlight on a problem little talked about in many Christian circles.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The "Dialogues of the Carmelites" shows the price that is paid when truth is not spoken to power and a sense of injustice makes unholy acts seem somehow noble.
AMMAN, Jordan (RNS) While Israel has long claimed that Jesus was baptized on the Israeli side of the river, increasingly, scholars are lining up to support archaeological research showing the baptism site is actually in Jordan.
(RNS) AIDS has gone from being viewed as a terrifying plague to being understood as a chronic and preventable disease. While Ebola continues to cause great fear and confusion, there are lessons to learn from combating HIV/AIDS.
(RNS) On Tuesday (July 15), a daylong fast among Muslims, Christians and Jews is planned as part of a public effort to show unity in the fight against war and violence in Israel and Gaza.
(RNS) While some may wage wars in the name of their religion, others care for the refugees who flee the violence because of their faith.
AMMAN, Jordan (RNS) By coming to Jordan, Pope Francis will shine a light on this Islamic state with a protected Christian minority and perhaps encourage other Muslim countries to follow Jordan’s model.
(RNS) What's at stake in the tug of war between SodaStream and Oxfam International over Scarlett Johansson, who recently accepted a role with the carbonation company and will appear in its Super Bowl ad?