Dozens killed when a truck rammed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day. RNS examines the faith of Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s potential VP choice. Evangelical support for Republicans harkens to a time they supported Democrats.
White churches find their voices on racism. Evangelicals back Trump. When there's something strange in your neighborhood...
Obama plays the role of comforter-in-chief again. Copts are targeted for supporting Egypt’s president. Former Fox News correspondent is Pope Francis’ new spokesman.
There is no place Pokemon won’t go. A judge says the Rev. Martin Luther King’s Bible may be sold. And meet the Muslim women Olympians.
Dallas clergy offered prayers Sunday after last week’s shootings -- and some say white churches should follow. Not everybody who has experienced trauma has to tell their story. And, on a lighter note, German churches are offering free wifi.
Dallas in shock after five police officers were killed following a peaceful protest of police violence against blacks. A Noah’s Ark theme park opens in Kentucky. A monsignor is headed to a Vatican prison.
(RNS) Explaining the (relatively) recent development of this potent symbol of Judaism – and anti-Semitism. Trump insists “it’s just a star.” The Bangladesh restaurant killers ate, and prayed. ChristianMingle lets gay users find “God’s match for you.”
Girl power edition: The nuns are back on the bus. Female monks in Thailand are overcoming ‘ignorance.’ A woman’s work is in the workplace.
At the end of Ramadan, Muslims face violence. Trump defends what looks like anti-Semitic imagery. Church camp gets a makeover.
(RNS) Francis goes out on a limb while Benedict sees ‘gay lobby’ influence at the Vatican. In U.S., gay marriage wins in court. Suicide study sees benefit in church attendance.
(RNS) In Israel, Jewish, Muslim and Christian co-workers help each other observe their respective traditions. Hypocrisy on Texas abortion decision? Is the transgender movement a spiritual one? The history of the ‘born again’ meme. Belief and the ‘X-Files.’
The United Methodist Church is seeing a wave of insurrection on LGBT issues. Americans who don’t go to church won’t easily be swayed to attend. Donald Trump’s charity is middling at best.
Muslim women online face a barrage of hate and harassment. The Presbyterian Church in America confronts its “racial sins.” And a map shows how the nation’s abortion laws will change in the wake of a Supreme Court decision.
Care comes before — or without — conversion when Christians work with refugees. Donald Trump reportedly comes to Jesus. Some see Brexit as a sign of the Second Coming.
(RNS) White evangelicals are feeling nostalgic for the 50s. Unitarian Universalists are rethinking Thanksgiving. The Church of Scientology is getting into the movie business.