(RNS) — Catholic University of America faculty have unofficially voted to declare “no confidence” in the school’s president and provost, bringing to a head long simmering disputes between educators and administrators.
(RNS) — The daily drumbeat of bad news about SBC leaders has set the stage for the denomination’s annual meeting in Dallas this month. Will the meeting accelerate a decline? Or could it be the start of a revival? Our columnist’s advice: Don’t write off the Southern Baptist Convention.
(RNS) — The Rev. Donald Anderson, 70, executive minister of the Rhode Island State Council of Churches, will take a three-month leave beginning June 1 to complete a transition from male to female.
The beleaguered baptist leader should join a 12-step program. It might teach him how to make amends.
(RNS) — President Jerry Falwell boosted enrollments by courting online students. But other religious schools are also embracing the practice.
(AP) — Pope Francis is reminding priests to always be merciful, as he ordained 16 men in a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Mormon growth is down to about one and a half percent around the world — and half that in the United States. Yet there are bright spots in terms of international retention and member activity.
His letter of apology on the Barros affair is without precedent.
(RNS) — Cardinal Joseph Bernardin’s ‘seamless garment’ received magisterial endorsement.
Despite their many similarities, Easter has avoided the controversy that stalks Christmas. Here’s why.
(RNS) — Apuron retains the right to appeal the ruling.
Author Andrew Root says, “As the church finds itself with an authenticity deficit, it often runs to youthful forms to legitimate it.”
(RNS) — In 2017, even though he had not appeared in public for years, he still ranked fourth.
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(The Conversation) — From my perspective as a religious history scholar (that phrase) reflect(s) a particular view of the United States, not a universally accepted “American way.”