(RNS) — Anti-abortion groups are particularly worried about the high proportion of women choosing to terminate fetuses with Down syndrome after prenatal testing, which has become increasingly sophisticated and accurate.
(RNS) — 'Kosher' means putting limits on those things that are natural and legitimate — eating, sex, power and war.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Major denominations, including the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches, said in a statement on Tuesday (Feb. 27) that the church would reopen early Wednesday after being closed for three days to protest the Israeli tax plan.
Hartford Seminary’s Board of Trustees today named Dr. Joel N. Lohr as the Seminary’s next president. On July 16, he will succeed Dr. Heidi Hadsell, who is retiring after leading the Seminary for 18 years.
Even though most countries in Africa had been decolonized by the 1950s, an influx of Western donors and corporation have imposed an entirely new colonization on the continent and its citizens, with strings attached to billions of dollars in aid all in efforts to slow population growth, destigmatize same-sex marriage and make abortion commonplace. Never mind that the African people have little to no interest in any of these changes, the neo-colonization of Africa is in full swing, warns Nigerian human rights activist Obianuju Ekeocha in her new book, TARGET AFRICA: IDOLOGICAL NEOCOLONIALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
(AP) — ADL national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said the 'alarming' increase appears to be fueled by emboldened far-right extremists as well as the 'divisive state of our national discourse.'
(RNS) — The cause that Graham served with longevity and distinction is evangelical Protestantism, not the United States of America.
Jon Sweeney's new biography of Phyllis Tickle has some new revelations about the life and marriage of one of our era's most beloved Christian writers.
JERUSALEM (AP) —The Christian leaders responsible for the site issued a joint statement bemoaning what they called a 'systematic campaign of abuse' against them, comparing it to anti-Jewish laws issued in Nazi Germany.
Who are Mormon Millennials, and how are they different? In a series of upcoming talks I'll share some insights from the Next Mormons Study about what we've learned about this generation.
(RNS) — He made evangelicalism the default setting for non-Catholic Christianity in America.
(RNS) — 'He was a model of financial respectability,' said Graham biographer William Martin. 'There was never a desperation pitch.'
(RNS) — 'Facing Death and the Life After' is just one of the more than 30 books he wrote.
(RNS) — William Martin says there won't be a 'next Billy Graham.'
(AP) — Human rights groups say Myanmar's government is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities against the nation's ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority.