(RNS) Between the stereotypes of preachers' kids as either goody two-shoes or devilish hellions lies a tense and sometimes taxing reality, the children of clergy say. Just ask Franklin Graham.
Zubeidat Tsarnaeva's journey from Joan Jett lookalike to hijab-wearing conspiracy theorist. The mysterious Misha is found in Rhode Island. George Jones and the Christ-haunted South.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev regained consciousness. Attention focuses on Dagestan, a "hub of jihadist recruitment." The Boy Scouts' new gay policy mirrors the Mormon church.
Watch President Obama at the interfaith service for victims of the Boston bombing.
President Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston.Three religious leaders make the Time 100 most influential list. Is McDonald's chicken really halal?
(RNS) Just as Jews pray to celebrate Passover "next year in Jerusalem" and Muslims pledge to visit Mecca, marathoners want to "run Boston." For runners, Monday's bombs struck on holy ground, endangering sacred bonds.
(RNS) Pope Francis sent a telegram to Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley on Tuesday, expressing sympathy for the victims of the marathon bombings and urging Americans to "overcome evil with good."
(RNS) They started as a movement determined that Christ would return any day now. Now, as the Seventh-day Adventists turn 150 years old, there's growing tension about building an institution that many hope won't last much longer.
Remembering the six million killed in the Shoah. Do churches ignore mental illness? Words of hope from Wendell Berry.
Pope promises to wash the feet of everyone on Earth. Conservatives attack President Obama's dog for hunting Easter eggs. American Atheists announce belief in higher power.
(RNS) On Friday, the White House released this statement from President Obama about Easter.
Christians celebrate Maundy Thursday. The Supremes dance around DOMA. Peep Benedict enjoys a sweet retirement.
(RNS) The Bible tells us little about Nicodemus. But Christians have found ways to dramatize his journey from skeptical Pharisee to the foot of the cross.
(RNS) In our inaugural edition of Ask the Experts, we tackled questions about the history, theology and traditions of Christmas. This time, we're looking at Easter.
Is it time for a pope of color? Will Cardinal Dolan run out of socks before a new pope is picked? Why did LDS leaders change Mormon scriptures?