(RNS) Tens of thousands of poor, elderly Jews -- some of them Holocaust survivors -- live in the former Soviet Union.
MUMBAI, India (RNS) Fed up with the divisiveness of Hinduism’s caste system -- entrenched for centuries -- many Dalits are finding refuge in Buddhism.
NEW YORK (RNS) This has been an unconventional campaign, but Cardinal Timothy Dolan will still host the GOP and Democratic nominees at the white-tie dinner for charity next month. What could possibly go wrong?
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Building interreligious dialogue has been one of the pope’s top priorities.
(RNS) The Postal Service does not typically commemorate individuals involved in religion, and the two men's faith was not the most important factor in their selection.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) Dylann Roof faces 33 counts of hate crimes, obstruction of religion and firearms charges in the shooting deaths of nine parishioners during a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
(RNS) At a recent 'evangelical debate' on Trump in Washington, two speakers opposed Trump; two supported him. Here’s how their arguments played out.
NEW YORK (RNS) The show’s true spectacle is aggregate: dozens of compelling objects and images interacting, fighting, influencing and being influenced by one another, engaging in what might be called “Jerusalem Fever.”
(RNS) Jonathan Cain will release his solo Christian album, 'What God Wants to Hear,' Oct. 21 on Identity Records.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The body of yet another cleric was discovered on Monday, and now at least 15 Catholic priests have been murdered in the past four years in the violence-plagued nation.
(RNS) But there’s still no reason reading about religion can’t be fun with this list of new books with major religion themes or storylines — but minus any preaching or proselytizing.
AMMAN, Jordan (Reuters) -- A gunman shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) -- Pope Francis sought to comfort relatives and close friends of the more than 80 victims of the attack in Nice in July, who were run down by a man driving a truck as they celebrated France's national day.
(RNS) A full quarter of U.S. adults now say they have no religious affiliation. But despite their heft, the 'nones' are no voting bloc.
(RNS) In a gloomy forecast for organized religion, only seven percent of the 'nones' say they are looking for a religion.