(RNS) — A number of new Advent resources available this year admit a bleak midwinter spirit, drawing attention to grief and injustice.
(RNS) — Liberal Mormons aren't clamoring for women's rights or LGBTQ equality because we oppose the church; we do so because we took the church at its word.
BOSTON (RNS) — More than 10,080 Christians have signed a petition urging officials at the Jesuit university to reject a potential donation from the Koch Foundation toward the school's political science department.
(RNS) — On Thursday (Dec. 12), the Twitter account of the newly created conservative think tank posted a challenge to the Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, a progressive faith leader in North Carolina, offering to host a debate over whether Jesus was a socialist.
(RNS) — The Pew Research Center study found that Muslims across the globe live in the biggest households. Christians fall in the middle. One in 10 Jews worldwide live alone.
(RNS) — Although the British settlers imported Africans from the first as slaves, the earliest Virginians had yet to establish many of the basic rules regarding slavery.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Seven years ago, with a tap on an iPad, the pontificate was ushered into the world of social media, creating a new space for evangelization and papal communication.
(RNS) — God is never mentioned in the philosophical director's latest film: There is no need. God’s presence is always implied in the physical world.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Aspiring musician Luke Putney hopes to help others while recovering from a brain tumor and stroke that left him unable to walk and play his guitar or bass. Earlier this fall, he walked a modified marathon — a mile a day for 26 days — to raise money for his charity, which helps provide funds for music therapy.
(RNS) — The actor said his own diverse faith background not only motivated him to take on the starring role in "Dark Waters" and to produce the film, but it has also grounded his activism over the years.
(RNS) — A weekend trip to my hometown makes the statistics more personal (and painful): Only about 1 in 5 young adults were Protestant in 2018, compared with twice that when I was in high school.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota county on Monday voted to accept no more than 25 refugees next year, after initially signaling it would be the first to ban them since President Donald Trump ordered that states and counties should have the power to do so.
(The Conversation) — Extreme abstinence culture goes beyond sexual mores to advise women not to pursue leadership roles or speak out in mixed company.
(RNS) — Resilience has been touted as the key to a successful life. But the concept didn’t resonate with my personal experience of suffering from cancer.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In a surprise move, Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, as the head of Propaganda Fide, the major Vatican department for evangelization, and signaling a possible papal successor.