A case about reproductive right and free speech is heard by the Supreme Court today. Mike Huckabee defends his daughter after Jim Carrey tweets. John Oliver writes a parody of a children’s book by Mike Pence’s wife and daughter.
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It's been five years since Pope Francis' election. A pastor pays a high price for presiding at a gay wedding in the Methodist Church. In Jerusalem, churches don't want to pay taxes and the city budget suffers.
A study shows the price of cleaving to a religion when belief is gone. Muslims worry mosques can't serve as true sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. A middle school teacher hosted a shocking podcast.
An admirer takes exception to Capitol honors for Billy Graham. Catholics protest on behalf of Dreamers. Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. spiked last year.
Iceland is poised to ban ritual circumcision. The Black Panther movie grounds itself in African spiritual life. Child welfare advocates say dozens of children have needlessly died in Idaho because of the state’s faith-healing exemptions.
Religious parents go to court to stop their 17-year-old from transitioning. A Michigan town will let only Christians buy homes. Kelly Clark comes home with no medal but strong faith.
Christian study centers at elite colleges offer comfy chairs and heady discussion groups. In Germany, a powerful prelate considers benedictions for same-sex couples. A gritty priest loved by celebrities and barflies alike has died.
A third Indonesian Christian seeks sanctuary in a New Jersey church. Iranian women on social media take off their obligatory headscarves. Federal officials are training congregants to protect their churches from gun violence.
The first hijabi model to front a major hair product campaign steps down in controversy. Congo’s government arrests 10 Catholic priests. A Canadian church figures out how to attract millennials.
(RNS) — If Trump has invigorated the religious right in America, he has also galvanized the religious left.
The pope offers an apology. A new leader of the LDS church will be announced today. A gospel great passes on.
A gap widens between American evangelicals and Mideast Christians. The high court won’t hear a gay rights and religious freedom case. A French town won’t accommodate kids who eat halal.
Many U.S. Muslims get serious about their faith when it’s time to marry. Gunmen target Christians after services at two Nigerian churches. Francis wants the world to cut the ‘empty chatter.’
Some churches are offering Christmastime services for those who are in no mood for holiday cheer. A judge rules that two undocumented teenagers have a right to abortions. On a UN Jerusalem vote, the US stands alone.
In Alabama, a Baptist church skews left. When Charles become king, will church and state part? On Hanukkah, redefining what it means to be Jewish.