(RNS) — The return follows an investigation the museum is conducting on the origins of more than 3,000 items in its collection.
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(RNS) — The tiny, space-traveling Bible was one of 11 that left Earth's atmosphere in the care of landing module commander Edgar Mitchell, who died in 2016 on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing.
(RNS) — After the Supreme Court of Canada ruled against the accreditation of Trinity Western University's School of Law, school officials are considering making its disputed community covenant barring same-sex relationships optional.
(RNS) — Seeking to transcend ongoing debates over religious liberty and same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders refocus their Religious Freedom Week on serving others.
(RNS) — The Episcopal Church in South Carolina will reclaim control of more than two dozen properties after the U.S. Supreme Court declined an appeal brought by a breakaway group of conservative Anglicans.
(RNS) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, Maine, is withdrawing from the Maine Council of Churches in a bid to distance itself from LGBT advocacy and other stances that the church says could compromise its public moral witness.
(RNS) — For the Episcopal Church, the occasion marks a moment of opportunity to welcome newcomers and show the world Episcopalians are not entirely marginalized for their progressive views on gay ordination and same-sex marriage.
(RNS) — The Rev. Donald Anderson, 70, executive minister of the Rhode Island State Council of Churches, will take a three-month leave beginning June 1 to complete a transition from male to female.
(RNS) — The votes mark an inclusive step forward for the 'most white' of the nation's mainline Protestant denominations, according to Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton.
(RNS) — It also found that 31 percent of all Americans and more than 4-in-10 millennials believe that 2 million Jews or less were killed during the Holocaust — substantially less than the historically accepted figure, which is closer to 6 million.
(RNS) — The American Family Association and other critics say the popular series, which will soon begin its second season, glamorizes suicide.
(RNS) — The investigation follows a formal complaint filed after a Bible was placed on a display table arranged to honor POW/MIAs.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) — Thomas S. Monson, considered a prophet by the 16-million-member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Jan. 2 at age 90 after months of declining health.
(RNS) — Monson served in leadership roles for half a century for the world's 16 million Mormons.
At a Baptist revival, embattled Alabama Judge Roy Moore finds solace. Tennessee Baptists reject a church that hired a female pastor. Mourners flood Sutherland Springs for a family's funeral.