Ebola is threatening Liberian culture where kissing cheeks at church is common. Which states give the most to charities? Ones with more church-goers. Plus, find out which religious group tweets the most.
(RNS) "Left Behind" and "The Good Lie" both aim to attract a faith-based crowd, and they’ll both test Hollywood’s appetite for religion.
(RNS) Many are seeking divine intervention on behalf of a favorite sports team or the golden ticket in the lottery, according to a new survey.
(RNS) It's unclear whether eight faculty resigned or were effectively fired, and what the future holds for the Episcopal Church's flagship seminary.
An American doctor exposed to Ebola has been admitted at the NIH near DC. BYU students are protesting the school's ban on beards. Plus, a bishop resigns after admitting he has been "unfaithful."
(RNS) Rapper Lecrae’s popularity has been brewing for a few years now, but the churchgoing artist became the hottest Christian in the mainstream this month.
(RNS) Rapper Lecrae talks about faith, fame and his future.
(RNS) Katharine Jefferts Schori’s time as presiding bishop has been lauded by theological liberals and bemoaned by conservatives.
Dinesh D'Souza will be sentenced today. A Muslim scholar has received a life sentence from China. And a Portland immigrant activist has sought asylum in an Oregon church.
NEW YORK (RNS) The partnership fits in with the desire of evangelicals to plant their flag in large cities such as New York.
(RNS) The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, resigned last week after he wrote a controversial New York Times letter.
Pope Francis wed couples, including cohabitating ones. German chancellor Angela Merkel led an anti-Semitism rally. Plus, Nigeria stopped religious gatherings to try to stop Ebola from spreading.
(RNS) A new group of progressive evangelicals is trying to persuade other Christians to support same-sex marriage.
The missionary who recovered from Ebola has donated blood to another victim. Belgians are getting their cars blessed. Plus, Tim Tebow will join Good Morning America.
(RNS) "This is without a doubt, the most abusive, coercive ministry culture I’ve ever been involved with,” former Mars Hill pastor Paul Tripp said.