(RNS) The mosque met every local zoning requirement but the town made up new ones that applied to no other religious community.
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(RNS) 'I am not interested in endorsing a candidate,' the renowned megachurch pastor said in an interview. 'I’m interested in supporting policies.'
(RNS) Fire-colored glitter in special anointings and 'glitter blessings' are intended as a way to show support for LGBT Christians.
Fleming Rutledge's book "The Crucifixion" is creating conversation among a wide array of Christians.
(RNS) Many religious leaders were eager to see this 1954 law weakened. Others wanted to see it preserved.
Hatmaker’s original sin is that she boldly broke ranks with the evangelical powers-that-be on same-sex relationships.
A new generation of young people is forcing churches to radically rethink ministry, evangelism, and apologetics.
(RNS) The list doubles to include many minority religions, including humanism, Asatru and heathenism.
As the cultural tides shift, will progressive Christians make space at the table for conservatives?
Apologizing for other Christians isn't always edifying or effective. Here's why I'm sacrificing it during Lent.
(RNS) Francis denounced the "populist rhetoric" he said was fueling fear and selfishness in rich countries.
Critiquing the church has become taboo among many, but sharing our suffering may help you heal from spiritual wounds.
(RNS) One reason Denver Community Church's announcement will be a big deal in the world of American Christianity is precisely because it won't feel like a big...
Who really are the nones?
(RNS) Seven in 10 Americans view Francis favorably.