Kathryn Post

Kathryn Post is an author at Religion News Service.

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In ‘Disciples in the Moonlight,’ US Christians are persecuted and the Bible is banned

By Kathryn Post — July 16, 2024
(RNS) — Mike Pence praised the Christian action film as a 'cautionary tale' that should 'inspire people of faith to do even more to protect religious freedom in America.'

Matt Chandler under fire as podcast alleges Village Church hired father despite known abuse

By Kathryn Post — July 12, 2024
(RNS) — The allegations, which were shared in the 'Bodies Behind the Bus' podcast earlier this week, have sparked controversy online.

Students call for transparency as Cornerstone University guts humanities programs

By Kathryn Post — July 10, 2024
(RNS) — Several former faculty told RNS that the changes include the involuntary departures of six tenured faculty who had already signed contracts for the next school year.

The Episcopal Church revises clergy misconduct protocols for fairness, transparency

By Kathryn Post — July 3, 2024
(RNS) — The changes come as the denomination prepares to welcome a new presiding bishop with a history of bringing abuse to light.

Unitarian Universalists to vote on updated covenant, values at 2024 General Assembly

By Kathryn Post — June 21, 2024
(RNS) — To Unitarian Universalists, changes to the denomination’s covenant clause are weighty, and occasionally fraught.

Drag worship: Where queer faith and performance collide

By Kathryn Post — June 20, 2024
(RNS) — Once relegated exclusively to gay bars and nightclubs, drag is increasingly in the open these days — at libraries, music festivals and, yes, churches.

The Episcopal Church reveals clergy misconduct cases involving nominees for presiding bishop

By Kathryn Post — June 14, 2024
(RNS) — The announcement comes less than two weeks before the election of the denomination’s next leader.

Historic all-sign-language movie ‘Jesus: A Deaf Missions Film’ comes to theaters

By Kathryn Post — June 13, 2024
(RNS) — Debuting on June 20, it’s the first film entirely in American Sign Language to debut in theaters, according to the filmmakers.

The Reformed Church in America to vote on restructuring

By Kathryn Post — June 13, 2024
(RNS) — After losing nearly half its membership in just five years, the RCA’s General Synod will consider 10 proposals aimed at charting a path forward.

Nearly 300 ACNA clergy and a Texas diocese call for male-only priesthood

By Kathryn Post — June 7, 2024
(RNS) — On June 6, the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth (ACNA) published a resolution calling for a moratorium on ordaining women.

Scholar on forgiveness in post-apartheid South Africa wins Templeton Prize

By Kathryn Post — June 4, 2024
(RNS) — Dr. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela is a psychologist who served on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and developed a model for social healing.

Adults raised in the ‘Christian parenting empire’ of the ’70s-’90s push back

By Kathryn Post — May 30, 2024
(RNS) — Leveraging social media, these parents and professionals aim to show that this parenting approach can result in trauma, estrangement and views of God as abusive.

‘The Chosen’ announces release of Season Four, parts ways with Angel Studios

By Kathryn Post — May 29, 2024
(RNS) — Series creator Dallas Jenkins told RNS The Chosen LLC and Angel Studios had ‘different ideas of how to interpret both the contract and what’s going to sustain us in our future.’

How is the ‘Appeal to Heaven’ flag spotted at Alito’s house linked to Jan. 6?

By Kathryn Post — May 23, 2024
(RNS) — ‘Throughout the Trump presidency, the flag became a symbol for Trump, for Christian America, for this insurgent Christian nationalism,’ says scholar Matthew Taylor.

Anglican bishop deposed for inappropriate relationships amid calls for transparency

By Kathryn Post — May 21, 2024
(RNS) — As Bishop Todd Atkinson is ousted from the Anglican Church in North America, clergy and laity are calling for updates on the trial of another Anglican bishop, Stewart Ruch.
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