VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Throughout Europe, countries recorded a worrying spike in domestic violence, just as ‘corona divorces’ grow in Japan and China after months of lockdown, with many women citing domestic violence as the main cause.
(RNS) — The gospel artist said he continues to be ‘very vocal about the lack of the church’s voice in social issues.’
JERUSALEM (RNS) — COVID-19 can’t keep 17,000 international students from taking a gap year in Israel.
(RNS) — The 1963 event about economic empowerment and civic engagement is being echoed amid a new political climate.
(RNS) — The Washington state-based company Recompose is behind the human composting process, and on Tuesday (Aug. 18), it opened its prepayment option for people who would like to begin making those arrangements for themselves or loved ones.
(RNS) — The statement, drafted by BioLogos, sends a pointed message: ‘ … when Dr. Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, tells us what scientists have learned about this infectious disease, he should be listened to.’
(RNS) — The ICE chaplain reportedly dismissed Muslim detainees' repeated complaints by saying, ‘It is what it is,’ the legal advocates allege.
(RNS) — Trinity Broadcasting Network announced Wednesday (Aug. 19) it will no longer air the daily Texas-based Kenneth Copeland Ministries program known as ‘Believer’s Voice of Victory.’
(RNS) — The initiative brings together Black, Hispanic and Asian organizations along with groups focused on prisoners, prayer and public justice.
(RNS) — Brenda Salter McNeil, pastor, writer and speaker, says in her new book, 'Becoming Brave,' that now is the time for Christians to act for racial justice.
(RNS) — A suburban Los Angeles megachurch has filed a lawsuit to continue holding indoor services in person after California issued a second lockdown order in response to the pandemic.
(AP) — Rites that have been the bedrock of beliefs for centuries have evolved swiftly during the pandemic lockdown.
(RNS) — ‘My people are in very different places regarding the virus,’ wrote one pastor.
(RNS) — Christian colleges will need masks, social distancing, prayer and Zoom — plus some flexibility — to reopen during COVID-19.
(RNS) — As the pandemic proceeded, the building of Islamic cemeteries became a front in a populist culture war.