(RNS) — ‘The evangelical pastors that we interviewed, ultimately chose racial reconciliation as their primary frame,’ a scholar said of study of multiracial church leaders.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Seven years after the disappearance of an Italian Jesuit priest in Syria, family members and Vatican officials address his legacy and demand the truth about what happened to the thousands who vanished in the war-torn Middle Eastern country.
CHICAGO (RNS) — ‘Just like the churches, we had to pivot, too,’ said Jeanne Berney, chief operating officer of Picturehouse Entertainment, the film’s distributor.
(RNS) — Doctor and preacher Stella Immanuel made headlines this week for her out-of-the-mainstream beliefs about medicine and spirituality.
(RNS) — The resignation comes after revelations that Ortberg allowed a volunteer who had admitted being attracted to children to continue working with kids at the church and in the community.
(Sightings) — ‘Coronatide’ has taken on an almost liturgical quality, reshaping our daily lives according to its own dictates. We’re on the virus’s timeline now.
(RNS) — The investigation followed a public post signed by 33 men and women who wrote that Heuertz ‘has harmed many people.’ But none of the signers was willing to cooperate with the investigator.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — French Catholics have felt both anger and profound sadness after seeing another beloved cathedral in flames, only to learn that the fire was deliberately set by one of their own.
(RNS) — Perhaps the biggest obstacle to white Christians’ full participation in the movement for racial equality is an unshakable commitment to our own innocence.
In the 19th century, rival Mormon prophet James Strang manufactured public opinion, manipulated narratives, and offered his downtrodden followers a sense of purpose. Historian Benjamin Park says this sounds like someone we know today.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — This Sunday service was held amid a new round of closures that are in effect in California as COVID-19 cases have surged.
(RNS) — Barbecue Baptist Church, an outreach of First Baptist Church of Navasota, Texas, is traveling the South with fresh BBQ, a little levity and a reminder that people care.
(RNS) — As politics replaces religion as the driver of our discourse, we may forget to see the person on the other end of that tweet.
(RNS) — We can honor these civil rights giants by voting to elect leaders at every level who are committed to transforming public safety so that everyone can experience equal justice under the law.
(AP) — Top leaders are encouraging Catholic schools to place a new emphasis on teaching about racial justice, as well as the history of Black Catholics.