MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church warned Friday that it would sever ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community if he grants autonomy to Ukraine's Orthodox Church.
(RNS) — The pair are a fitting personification of the troubled relationship between conservative Christians and Republican politics.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC A Holy Convocation in Jerusalem, launching at this year’s Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem. The first Sunday of every October marks ...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (RNS) — The four-day bilingual gathering was called a 'crucial turning point for the Catholic Church in America' as the U.S. bishops discerned ways to better respond to its coming Latino majority.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — After a lawsuit was filed, the station began permitting women to speak during limited hours, "and only on stereotypically female topics like recipes or education,” said an activist.
(RNS) — Religious freedom isn’t just for your own faith. It’s for people of all faiths or it isn’t religious freedom at all.
(RNS) — Law enforcement officials in at least seven states appear to be launching their own inquiries of their Catholic dioceses, focusing on church files thought to contain decades of allegations of child sex abuse by priests.
(RNS) — Five years after the Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the act, and with voters in almost two dozen states facing stricter rules, black denominations are working to get more people to the ballot box in November.
Joseph drank coffee and fought with his brother William, and Emma angrily kicked Joseph's plural wives out of their house. The Church's new Mormon history "Saints" manages to be faith promoting while also keeping it real.
(The Conversation) — In the 21st century, evangelical conservatives aren’t promoting their agenda by smuggling Bibles behind the Iron Curtain, but by harnessing Putin’s reputation as a leader in the resurgent global Right.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Critics say the Diocese of Lincoln is now paying the price for its unwillingness to participate in key reforms enacted in the wake of the 2002 Boston clergy abuse scandal.
(RNS) — Normally, when Trump’s evangelical fan club enjoys the perks of presidential access, it hardly merits mention because its unfolding is so predictable. This time, it backfired.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Americans United said the informal group is violating the 1972 Federal Advisory Committee Act established to provide greater transparency for the executive branch.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Trump reportedly reminded those attending of the gains under his administration and urged them to push their followers to vote in November.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) — Disability practices aren’t uniform across Catholic schools, and families wanting a Catholic education for their disabled children face tough choices.