(RNS) — “It’s a big-tent spirituality," said book editor Brandenburgh, "so it’s something that not only Roman Catholics and mainline Protestants feel comfortable with, but it’s also something that is of interest to the neo-pagans of the world, many...
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The terms "Mormon," ''Mormonism" and "LDS" have been frequently used for decades to refer to the Utah-based faith that counts 16 million members worldwide.
The Satanic Temple says the Ten Commandments monument violates constitutional freedom of religion rights and that the installation of their statue would demonstrate religious tolerance.
(RNS) — Two days after Pennsylvania's 'catastrophic' report on clergy sex abuse, questions remain about its effect on American Catholics and how states will prosecute such crimes in the future.
(AP) — The two scandals represent a stunning turn for the 77-year-old leader who, over the decades, earned the respect of fellow bishops and prided himself in taking tough steps to combat clergy sex abuse.
(RNS) — With their two primary wins, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan have made history not only for their faith but also their gender.
(RNS) — At age 14 and much later in life, the R&B singer recorded gospel songs at her father's Detroit church.
(RNS) — Providing support to separated families is one way faith-based agencies normally tasked with welcoming refugees got involved in the crisis at the border.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Churches, schools and crops have been burned in a clearing process that government officials say will save the main water supply.
DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips allege in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday (Aug. 14) that Colorado is on a "crusade to crush" Phillips because of his religious beliefs.
DETROIT (AP) — The Queen of Soul is seriously ill.
(RNS) — This year's many pitfalls, from fuel price riots in Haiti to violent unrest in Nicaragua, have forced a fresh reckoning with thorny questions: How much risk is too much?
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Fraser Anning called for a complete ban on Muslim immigration and linked Muslim communities to terrorism and being on welfare programs.
(RNS) — The Pennsylvania attorney general said the report exposes a 'systematic cover-up by senior church officials in Pennsylvania and the Vatican.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Poring over some 1,300 sermon notes from 'America’s pastor,' Museum of the Bible associate curator Anthony Schmidt has tracked Graham's evolution as a preacher from the Cold War into the 2000s.