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Faith leaders and religious groups voice opposition to Biden’s plan to restrict asylum

By Alejandra Molina — March 29, 2023
(RNS) — The new rules mirror restrictions set forth by the Trump administration that were eventually blocked in court by migrant activist groups.
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Pope Francis admitted to hospital with respiratory infection

By Junno Arocho Esteves — March 29, 2023
ROME (RNS)  — The Vatican clarified that it was not COVID-19 but it would ‘require several days of appropriate medical treatment at the hospital.’

Vatican’s highest-ranking nun, Nathalie Becquart, talks synodality with young Catholics

By Meagan Saliashvili — March 29, 2023
NEW YORK (RNS) — ‘Listening is more than simply hearing. It is a beautiful listening, in which everyone has something to learn,’ said Becquart, who is shepherding the process of Pope Francis’ Synod on Synodality.

Most US Mormons are failing the Word of Wisdom, nurse says

By Jana Riess — March 29, 2023
(RNS) — Sugar and meat are killing us softly.

Study: Religious attendance dips slightly after pandemic

By Yonat Shimron — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — The study found the share of U.S. adults who generally say they attend religious services at least once a month dropped from 33% in 2019, before the COVID-19 outbreak, to 30% in 2022.

Nobody can ‘politicize’ the tragedy in Nashville. It’s already political.

By Tyler Huckabee — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — Like all mass shootings in America, it emerged fully politicized, enabled and abetted by our politicians in power.

Weeping in Nashville

By Scott Sauls — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — A Nashville pastor contemplates the ‘why?’ of this week’s shooting.

‘Prayer is our only weapon’: Monks at Kyiv monastery resist planned eviction

By Meagan Saliashvili — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — The monastery’s fate has been in question since Russia’s invasion in February 2022 has brought a series of crackdowns on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which has historical ties to Moscow.

It’s Lord Ram’s birthday this week. Here’s why he’ll be remembered in six faiths.

By Murali Balaji — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — This week, millions will mark the birth of one of the most iconic figures in global lore.

ChatGPT embraces the Golden Rule

By Mark Silk — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — A conversation about religious applications of AI with the latest version of the AI celebrity.

When is it ‘a time to die’?

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — A new documentary and podcast ask the question: When is it enough?

Carl Lentz, in first staff position since Hillsong, joins Transformation Church in Tulsa

By Roxanne Stone — March 28, 2023
(RNS) — ‘We gladly welcome Carl Lentz to our Transformation Church staff, helping TC with strategy as we continue to move forward in our vast vision,’ said one pastor of the predominantly Black megachurch.

Nashville shooter who killed 6 drew maps, surveilled school

By Jonathan Mattise, Holly Meyer, and Travis Loller — March 27, 2023
(RNS) — The suspect, who was killed by police, is believed to be a former student at The Covenant School in Nashville, where the shooting took place.
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