JERUSALEM (RNS) — While most Israeli Jews recognize the Jewishness of their American counterparts, the majority do not share the Americans' dreams to make Israel a more religiously pluralistic country.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — As violence-torn Africa grows weary of solutions that haven’t worked, Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan is proposing a controversial alternative.
(RNS) — The main reason church weddings are dropping is that more people are raised without religion.
(RNS) — Muslim Americans should rise above bitterness against Trump and exercise this opportunity to communicate clearly what our vision is for a better America and a better world. That is what Ramadan is all about.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Catholics will not be baptized, confirmed, ordained or anointed until further notice in the country’s northwestern regions hardest hit by the outbreak.
(RNS) As the United Methodist Church's season of annual conference meetings approaches, a moment of reckoning looms with the denomination’s long-debated conflict over homosexuality – whether to ordain gay clergy, whether clergy can marry same-sex partners, and related issues.
(RNS) — The daily drumbeat of bad news about SBC leaders has set the stage for the denomination’s annual meeting in Dallas this month. Will the meeting accelerate a decline? Or could it be the start of a revival? Our columnist's advice: Don’t write off the Southern Baptist Convention.
(RNS) — Roth was a literary archaeologist who dug deep into his imagination and memory to re-create the American Jewish milieu of his youth.
(RNS) — Jerry Falwell Jr. and Jimmy Carter offered a model of civility and generosity that all Americans, whether Baptist or not, can stand and applaud.
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. (RNS) — Now 11 years into his imprisonment, Naveed Haq is the new imam for the Airway Heights Correctional Main Facility in Airway Heights, Wash. In his new role, he's trying to lead by example in conveying remorse to those he hurt.
(RNS) — Many American evangelicals cheered because they understood the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the 'once and eternal' capital of Israel as a fulfillment of biblical prophecy.
(RNS) — I applaud the broad outline of President Trump’s faith initiative. Better late than never. But implementation will be key. This has to be done right.
(RNS) — 'My job as the shepherd of the church is to protect the flock. And I will do so with whatever means I need,' said Richard Reid, pastor of North Baptist Church in Brockton, Mass.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (RNS) With new investments, Christian schools aim to equip graduates for an image-saturated world in which jobs, ministries and social networking require visual literacy and competence.
(RNS) Churches now see an opportunity to leverage their spaces and use art to stimulate dialogue with groups they wouldn’t otherwise reach.