(RNS) — In her book, Thubten Chodron teaches the Five Contemplations, which are aimed at fostering mindful eating. They're short verses designed to inspire reflections.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — The demands for representation from a growing number of religious women come amid a seismic shift in Israeli ultra-Orthodox society in which more religious women are entering the professions.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (RNS) — The race for a seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives has become a battle between two outspoken Christian women who’ve carved out sharply different moral stances on hot-button issues.
(RNS) — Black millennials on average are more religious than other millennials and less religious than other blacks, Pew researchers have found.
(RNS) — Several Protestant denominations have repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery, the idea laid out in a series of 15th-century papal bulls that justified appropriating native land. But what are they doing now to act on that?
KISUMU, Kenya (RNS) – The group is often mistaken as being Catholic because it celebrates the main elements of the traditional Latin Mass. But its beliefs are anything but.
DUBLIN (RNS) — On the agenda of the triennial event, which began Tuesday (Aug. 21) and runs through Sunday, are workshops on topics ranging from domestic violence and migration to incarceration and personal technology.
(RNS) — Sinai Kantor's watch, which goes on the auction block Saturday (Aug. 25), is a relic of the broader but little-known Jewish experiences aboard the British passenger liner that sank in 1912.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Even if the fires are mostly contained, with about 1,600 structures, mostly homes, consumed, the community will rely on churches, parachurch organizations and individuals to lead the way.
(RNS) — In his three-page letter, the pope pointed to clericalism as a root cause of the sex abuse scandal cover-up, which many Catholic watchers welcomed as a major shift.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Inside and outside the classroom, the 53-year-old Maine native said her goal is to help all creatures great and small (she’s an animal rights activist too) improve their lives.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope's letter to Catholics around the world comes in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Over 2 million Muslims from abroad and inside the kingdom will be taking part in this year's hajj.
This week’s gallery includes celebrations of the Assumption of Mary, preparations for Eid al-Adha and more.
(RNS) — 'It’s a big-tent spirituality,' said book editor Brandenburgh, 'so it’s something that not only Roman Catholics and mainline Protestants feel comfortable with, but it’s also something that is of interest to the neo-pagans of the world, many of the New Age types.'