(RNS) The Filipino president elect paid men to undergo vasectomies while mayor of Davao.
(Reuters) Pope Francis also said the Roman Catholic Church should ask forgiveness for the way it has treated women, for turning a blind eye to child labor and for 'blessing so many weapons' in the past.
(Reuters) The Vatican hit back on Sunday (June 26) at Turkey's depiction of Pope Francis as having a 'crusader mentality' after he used the word genocide to describe the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago.
(RNS) Donald Trump recently accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior, making him a 'baby Christian,' Focus on the Family founder James Dobson reportedly said.
(RNS) Advocates for Palestinians cheer the PCUSA as Jewish groups denounce measures that "demonize" Israel.
(Reuters) A Turkish deputy prime minister said that it was 'unfortunate' that Pope Francis had labeled the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a genocide, and that it reflected the papacy's 'Crusader mentality.'
(Reuters) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas retracted his allegation that Israeli rabbis had called for the poisoning of Palestinian water
(Reuters) Visibly moved, Pope Francis took part in a prayer service along with President Serzh Sarksyan and leaders of the Armenian Apostolic Church while in Armenia.
(RNS) Matthew McConaughey stars as a rebel among Civil War rebels who was inspired by scripture but who was not exactly a saint.
(RNS) 'We feel like as a church our first step is to serve and to do that not so that they’ll become Christians, but because we are Christians,' one pastor said.
(RNS) Clergy worry about prominent and ordinary Christians who seek help from witch doctors and at ancestral shrines.
(RNS) A call to poison wells? Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas makes a stunning claim that no one can substantiate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) The nation’s largest Protestant denomination wants to be known for welcoming everyone, not rejecting most. Will that new approach stanch its declining numbers?
(Reuters) Pope Francis departed from his prepared text on Friday (June 24) to use the word "genocide" to describe the mass killings of Armenians in 1915.
(RNS) While backers of Britain's exodus from the European Union celebrated, faith leaders focused on the vote's impact on society's most vulnerable.