(RNS) — A sexual abuse allegation made against a top retired U.S. Catholic cleric, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, has been deemed 'credible and substantiated' by church authorities, who ordered McCarrick to cease all public activities.
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Jack Jenkins is a national reporter for RNS based in Washington, covering U.S. Catholics and the intersection of religion and politics.
(RNS) — More than 600 United Methodist clergy and lay people have signed a formal denominational complaint against fellow United Methodist Attorney General Jeff Sessions, condemning his role in the Trump administration's border policy.
(RNS) — The spring meeting of Catholic bishops made headlines with their stern critique of the Trump administration's immigration policies, a political splash for a group that has struggled to remain relevant in the Trump era.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (RNS) — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops delivered a rebuke of the Trump administration's recent immigration polices at the group's spring conference as individual bishops urged protests.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to design a cake for a couple's same-sex wedding, a controversial case that was widely seen as a standoff between claims of religious liberty and...
(RNS) — Catholic University of America faculty have unofficially voted to declare "no confidence" in the school's president and provost, bringing to a head long simmering disputes between educators and administrators.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — As Bishop Michael Curry's fame rises in the wake of his royal wedding sermon, questions remain as to how — or if — he will utilize his newfound influence to bolster a resurgent religious left.
An unlikely pair of thought leaders discuss MLK. Israel’s rabbinical court no longer recognizes the authority of a group of rabbis ordained in New York. A minister wrestles with faith after tragedy befalls his family.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Pairing religion with liberal politics, the two potential presidential candidates made an unusually direct appeal to mainline Christians.
Catholics tackle the ethical questions of artificial intelligence. Paige Patterson has been pushed out of his post as president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s largest seminary. Famed author Philip Roth has died.
(RNS) — As artificial intelligence begins to influence our everyday lives, Catholic thinkers grapple with the moral questions posed by the rise of the machines.
Muslims are giving their zakat to incarcerated brothers and sisters in faith. Pope Francis bemoans the violence in Gaza where Israeli soldiers shot and killed 59 Palestinians. A primer on this week's Christian and Jewish holidays.
(RNS) — Tony Perkins, leader of the Christian lobbying group Family Research Council, has been appointed to a U.S. government commission dedicated to 'defending the universal right to freedom of religion or belief abroad.'
Author discusses challenges of navigating white Christian spaces as a black woman. Missionaries prepare for reunification of North Korea and South Korea. China's crackdown on religion leaves Vatican deal in limbo.
(RNS) — One expert in student journalism said the survey indicates that the control exerted over Christian college newspapers seems more like that at a high school than at other private colleges.