(RNS) The symbol is newer to Judaism than you might think.
(RNS) Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun is considered one of the most respected modern-Orthodox rabbis in the world and converted Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump’s daughter, to Judaism.
(RNS) The militants took time to offer a morning prayer and eat a meal after shooting dead 20 people and then hacking their bodies with machetes.
(RNS) In a message for Eid-al-Fitr, the president lamented the terror attacks around the world in recent weeks and warned against anti-Muslim incidents in the U.S. after the Orlando massacre.
(RNS) This is the second time a Tennessee man has protested marriage equality in this way.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff met with the grieving parents of Beau Solomon, 19, who apparently drowned after being pushed into the Tiber River during an early-morning altercation with a homeless man.
(RNS) The activist nuns are back on board to "mend the gaps" dividing Americans.
(RNS) The judges unanimously ruled that “the nursing home had no right to refuse euthanasia on the basis of conscientious objection.”
(RNS) Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, who rejected calls for the Catholic Church to apologize to gay people, tweeted about the number of abortions in the U.S. and added: “Isn't this something we should be apologizing for?”
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Across the U.S., churches are joining with social-change organizations to teach children and youth about the civil rights movement and how they might be part of its renewal.
RIYADH — The explosions targeting U.S. diplomats, Shi'ite worshippers and a security headquarters at a mosque in the holy city of Medina follow days of mass killings claimed by the Islamic State group.
(RNS) Leaders from around the world and from different faiths join the Jewish world in mourning the Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and author.
The tweet featured the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee against a backdrop of hundred-dollar bills. On the right, in a red, six-pointed star, were the words, "Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!"
(RNS) He spent 10 years in silence about the Holocaust before he found his voice as the world's most famous advocate for remembering the unthinkable.
(RNS) For journalists at religious media outlets, their faith is both what can make them a target of hate online and what influences their responses.