Photos of the Week: Diego Maradona; Kashmiri Muslims
(RNS) — This week’s selection includes the death of former Argentine soccer superstar Diego Maradona, Kashmiri Muslims commemorating a Sufi saint and more.
Churches return land to Indigenous groups as part of #LandBack movement
Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration near Chicago, largest in US, canceled due to COVID-19
Scandal-plagued Catholic hospital’s story reads like a guide to Vatican turmoil
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A tale of mismanagement and corruption that typifies the financial scandals currently swirling around the church.
Tom Hanks, Joanne Rogers to raise money to rebuild Tree of Life Synagogue site
(RNS) — The site at which 11 Jews were shot to death two years ago will be razed or rehabilitated in a plan that will include a memorial.
Rachel Held Evans’ father on his daughter’s final days and the ongoing impact of her life
(RNS) — ‘I was her dad, and was proud to be so. I didn’t try to put the brakes on Rachel. Controversial issues were hers to play out,’ Peter Held tells RNS in an exclusive interview a year and a half after his daughter’s death.
Trump divided the nation and their church, experts say, but evangelical fans have few regrets
NASHVILLE (RNS) — Despite his defeat in the recent presidential election, supporting President Trump has been a boon to many evangelical Christians. Will political gains undermine their ability to minister to their neighbors?
Trump evangelical advisers back voting challenges but stop short of alleging fraud
(RNS) — The Rev. Tony Suarez said he is ‘realistic that Joe Biden may in fact be our next president’ and said he hoped Biden would listen to evangelicals.
Vatican’s McCarrick report: Three popes looked the other way on sex abuse claims
(RNS) — According to the report, four U.S. bishops lied to the Vatican regarding allegations against McCarrick.
Across America, Muslims are becoming a fixture on the disaster relief landscape
(RNS) — Muslim American philanthropies are increasingly turning their volunteer efforts to emergency relief projects in the U.S.
‘It took a long time to get here’: Mauree Turner becomes Oklahoma’s first Muslim lawmaker
(RNS) — The 27-year-old Black, nonbinary community organizer said she has heard from many who ‘didn’t feel like they had a place in politics.’
Raphael Warnock, heir to MLK’s pulpit, heads for runoff for Georgia Senate seat
(RNS) — The pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, once co-pastored by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., now faces incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler.
7 religious voter trends to look for on Election Day
(RNS) — How and where faith-oriented voters could swing the vote.
Photos of the Week
(RNS) — This week’s photo gallery includes a variety of pilgrimages, a folk saint in Guatemala and more.
After Nice attacks, Pope Francis and French Catholics call for peace with Muslims
(RNS) — ‘The Catholic community in France must not give in to sterile anger,’ said one French lay church leader, ‘but must also have the courage to name and denounce evil.’