Donate to RNS


Parent like your religion depends on it

By Jana Riess — April 21, 2021
(RNS) — ‘Successful religious parents don’t just drop their kid off at church and then expect someone there will take care of everything,’ says researcher Amy Adamczyk. Instead, they lead by example.

A kaddish for George Floyd

By Jeffrey Salkin — April 20, 2021
More Stories

Moving from pain to action: an address to the Sikh community after Indianapolis

By Simran Jeet Singh — April 17, 2021
(RNS) — What have we done to fulfill our promise to make the world a better and safer place?

When she doesn’t want a baby

By Jana Riess — April 14, 2021
(RNS) — It’s often assumed that of course women want to be mothers — that this desire is natural, God-given and universal. It's not, Donna Freitas asserts in the new novel 'The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano.'

The future of Catholic liturgical reform

By Thomas Reese — April 13, 2021
(RNS) — Other than sex, nothing is more heatedly debated in the Catholic Church than the liturgy.

Ramadan fasting isn’t about hunger. It’s about living mindfully.

By Omar Suleiman — April 13, 2021
(RNS) — As you fast from what is ordinarily permissible, you learn to fast from what is prohibited at all times.

I love all Jews — even the ones I don’t like

By Jeffrey Salkin — April 13, 2021
(RNS) — We Jews are a small people, but we are a large family. 

How SCOTUS is selectively ‘restoring’ religious liberty

By Mark Silk — April 12, 2021
(RNS) — A court bent on finding an absence of neutrality can always find something.

If a Dr. Seuss book offends us, why not pluck it out?

By Tara Isabella Burton — April 8, 2021
(RNS) — 'Canceling' problematic media properties provides us with a way to talk about the complicated nature of desire.

Overcoming Mormon doubt is hard when you’ve never been given the tools

By Jana Riess — April 8, 2021
(RNS) — LDS leaders want doubters to be able to magically know how to do something we’ve never taught believers how to do, which is to understand that we could be very wrong in what we are currently thinking about religion.

Visitation of Vatican liturgy office could lead to liturgical reform

By Thomas Reese — April 7, 2021
(RNS) — What would you change about Catholic liturgy?

Why ‘Shtisel’ matters

By Jeffrey Salkin — April 6, 2021
(RNS) — 'Shtisel' is more than great entertainment. It is great literature.

Mormon leader blasts some right-wing US extremists, but will they know he’s talking to them?

By Jana Riess — April 5, 2021
(RNS) — Latter-day Saint apostle Dallin Oaks just sounded the alarm about the recent actions of some Trump supporters in the United States. But the talk did not let liberals off the hook, either.

The hollowing out of American religion

By Mark Silk — April 5, 2021
(RNS) — Its consequences for American politics are hard to exaggerate.
Page 1 of 388