(RNS) — The Democrats' presumptive vice presidential nominee rose out of a network of women’s organizations and movements, churches and loving communities by which Black women have transformed themselves since Reconstruction.
(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.
SAO PAULO (RNS) — Indigenous rights groups now worry that the new law will prompt missionaries to enter their reservations, and spread coronavirus.
(AP) — Rites that have been the bedrock of beliefs for centuries have evolved swiftly during the pandemic lockdown.
(RNS) — Christian colleges have been challenged to ‘become a school that no longer has students who are guests and hosts,’ one leader said.
(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) — ‘The Biden-Harris ticket looks a lot more like America’s future,’ said one demographer, ‘and the Trump-Pence ticket looks a lot more like America’s past.’
(RNS) — Few, if any, vice presidential candidates have had as much exposure to the world’s religions as Kamala Harris, the 55-year-old senator from California whom Joe Biden picked Tuesday (Aug. 11) as his running mate.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A new deal with the Vatican could protect Chinese Catholics but silence Pope Francis’ critiques of China.
(Global Sisters Report) — Like the rest of us, Catholic nuns are stuck at home and missing sports, but are keeping busy with prayers, baking and friends.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Scripture quite literally came to life for several Catholic churches in North Carolina as a rare earthquake rattled portions of the state over the weekend.
(RNS) — We all need to follow Scripture’s commands first, while seeking to live peaceably with our community and work for the common good.
(RNS) — The Shroud of Turin and other relics have often provided comfort in times of great struggle.
The chair of Liberty University's board of trustees will serve as acting president with Jerry Falwell Jr. on leave.