(RNS) — Despite the COVID-19 crisis, more Jewish households worldwide are now expected to host their own Seder — virtually or in person — than ever before.
(RNS) — Vanessa Ochs’ new book, ‘The Passover Haggadah: A Biography,’ recounts how this wine-stained ritual manual, handed to each participant around the seder table, evolved. And no, she doesn’t think the coronavirus will emerge as the 11th plague.
(RNS) — Important online and telephone support services for people in quarantine with substance use disorders or people in crisis.
(RNS) — Americans bought 1 million more guns last month than are normally sold at this time of year.
(RNS) — The Rev. Howard-John Wesley, a Virginia pastor, said he’s no longer asking, ‘Oh God, what am I going to preach on Saturday?’
(RNS) — Rather than putting on their new Easter clothes and gathering at church, Christian families may find it meaningful to read from Exodus together.
(RNS) — Parents are quick to vent about being home all day with their kids. But kids can contribute to our mental well-being, not by being cute and delightful, but with their love and truth.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Mohammed al-Dulfi's 67-year-old father died on March 21 after a brief struggle against the new coronavirus, but it would take nine days for his body to find ...
General Conference's focus on the way Latter-day Saints are unique recipients of the fullness of God’s truth came across as tone-deaf in a time of need.
(RNS) — In a year that has seen the deaths of thousands to a virulent virus sweeping the world, many are welcoming a focus on the health of the planet and finding it especially meaningful in a time of social isolation.
(RNS) — Fearing well in the time of COVID-19 requires that we love well.
(RNS) — Inspired by a family in Georgia, a Christian movement to erect crosses decorated with Christmas lights during the pandemic has taken off nationally as a symbol of positivity and prayer. But the lighted crosses have also drawn comparisons to the KKK's burning crosses.
(RNS) — We see God best in the loving, merciful and compassionate responses of people around us to the coronavirus, says the Rev. James Martin, SJ.
(RNS) — An application process opened Monday (April 6) for small churches to apply for $3,000 grants.
(RNS) — This year's spatially distant, socially malleable holiday observance is nothing if not an attempt to stretch the bounds of tradition. Let's add something meaningfully elastic.