(RNS) — ‘The evangelical pastors that we interviewed, ultimately chose racial reconciliation as their primary frame,’ a scholar said of study of multiracial church leaders.
(RNS) — This year’s disappointments may mean that Muslims will connect in a unique way this year to Abraham’s story as we celebrate Eid al-Adha.
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.
(AP) — Marwa Conelly was looking forward to the upcoming Islamic Eid al-Adha holiday this year — then she lost her father to the coronavirus, and less than 24 hours later her mother.
(RNS) — A group of Jews has been gathering daily at Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza to lament injustices against Black Americans. It will culminate Thursday (July 30), on Tisha B’Av, the Jewish day of mourning for the Jerusalem Temple.
(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.
(RNS) — An imam at a suburban Chicago-area mosque has resigned after circulation of his social media posts using derogatory language toward Muslim women and a racial slur.
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.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslim pilgrims have started arriving in Mecca for a drastically scaled-down hajj, as Saudi authorities balance the kingdom’s oversight of one of Islam’s key pillars and the safety of visitors.