Despite their many similarities, Easter has avoided the controversy that stalks Christmas. Here's why.
(RNS) — Apuron retains the right to appeal the ruling.
Former editor for "The Chicago Tribune" compiles evidence to prove miracles. But is it effective to build a logical case for a mystical event?
(AP) — The dossier, containing WhatsApp chats and other evidence, was compiled by a self-proclaimed gay escort.
Author Andrew Root says, "As the church finds itself with an authenticity deficit, it often runs to youthful forms to legitimate it."
(AP) — 'Only someone who has listened to a victim can truly understand the implications and the need to listen with the heart, not just what the law requires,' the expert, the Rev. Hans Zollner, said.
(AP) — Police say the woman’s story changed when she was interviewed, and the Catholic Diocese of Fargo is standing by the priest, saying the woman denied rape allegations to diocese officials.
(The Conversation) — Loneliness (feeling alone) and solitude (being alone) are not the same thing. And lessons can be learned from those who have found solitude essential for inspiration.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Speakers repeatedly highlighted their surprise and delight over the noticeable contingent of evangelicals, a group often associated with a negative view of Islam.
(RNS) — 'If someone found cancer to be a gift, wonderful. But there is a certain cruelty to asking suffering people to bear the weight of other people’s theological conundrums,' Christian historian Kate Bowler tells RNS' Jonathan Merritt. (Commentary)
Should we abandon the term or work to revive it? Theologian John Stackhouse weighs in.
(RNS) — The fundamental problem is that the church has no process for judging bishops that is transparent and has legitimacy with the public.
Fear is largely seen as a psychological issue. But it is also a spiritual issue, according to author Benjamin Corey.
Every day, six Christian women are reportedly raped, sexually harassed or forced to marry under threat of execution due to their faith.
While American Christians are a privileged majority, their brothers and sisters in many places are a persecuted minority.