TOKYO (AP) — An internal survey found that nearly half of Japan's lawmakers have ties to the Unification Church, in a widening controversy that emerged after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
(RNS) — While bearing the title of Supreme Governor of Britain's established church, Elizabeth let her bishops manage its affairs. But in recent years she had spoken openly about her faith, explaining how it provided the framework of her life.
By Tassanee Vejpongsa and Dake Kang — September 7, 2022
BANGKOK (AP) — The story of the exile of the Shenzhen Holy Reformed Church illustrates how the Chinese government is going to increasing lengths to control religious faith and its citizens, even far outside its borders.
(RNS) — On Saturday (Sept. 3), 56 pilgrims from four countries will gather in Mexico City to celebrate St. Phoebe’s feast day and consider how they might urge the church to reclaim the diaconate for women.