LONDON (RNS) — A handful of recent initiatives are challenging taboos around death and organ donation among Sikh and other South Asian communities in the UK.
(RNS) — A theological war of words over Trump's impeachment has been going on for months, with the commander-in-chief and his opponents invoking the divine and questioning each other’s faith.
(RNS) — This week’s gallery includes an annual bean throwing ceremony in Japan, the National Prayer Breakfast, and more.
(RNS) — Multiple legends have grown up around Said since his death in 1864. Now two North Carolina university professors are translating and transcribing the scholar's writings and shedding new light on what he knew.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — For the past 21 years, a pair of Catholic hermits has sought a place where they can hide from the world. They — and a lay woman friend — finally found happiness after being excommunicated from a church they say is heretical.
(RNS) — The tour is scheduled for late May through early June and was to feature eight venues in eight cities across the U.K. Thousands signed petitions objecting to his visit.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The disruption began as the candidates discussed the Trump administration’s widening of the travel ban.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — 'I don’t think God gives us strength so we can lift things, I think he gives us strength so we can lift other people,' said the former NFL quarterback in an interview with Religion News Service.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Speakers at the National Prayer Breakfast, which organizers said drew about 4,000 people, urged attendees to love their enemies and not allow contempt to divide the nation.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Poland, one country in the alliance, and the State Department announced that the next Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom will be held in July in Warsaw.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'I don’t like people who use faith for justification for doing that they know is wrong, nor do I like people who say 'I pray for you' when they know that is not so,' Trump said.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — On a recent Sunday afternoon, more than 100 people gathered at a northeast Los Angeles intersection to honor what some refer to as the neighborhood’s most sacred mural.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — A Christian university says it is open to hiring non-Christian faculty from an art school it recently acquired. Belmont University's provost had made headlines for saying the school would not hire non-Christians.
(RNS) — 'I am profoundly religious. My faith is at the heart of who I am,' he said, taking a long pause to collect himself. 'I take an oath before God as enormously consequential.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The president made several appeals to faith throughout his annual speech to the nation and the U.S. Congress, some of which appear to be targeted at certain demographics.