(RNS) Pope Francis opens a door to studying a role for women in the all-male clergy ranks. Christian rock stars put reunion concert plans on cruise control. Italy okays gay unions, but stops short of "marriage." Hindus 4 Trump? And the real "Sister Act," ICYMI.
(RNS) How can a pastor make a comeback after a moral failure – or should he? Who will Trump pick? And what do you get when you combine Bubbe and a Magic 8 Ball?
(RNS) The nation's best known Methodist, Hillary Clinton, speaks to a controversial Israel item on the Methodist General Conference agenda. Donald Trump is in the fray (again).
(RNS) The Methodists have much on their plate. ISIS targets Muslim leaders for speaking out against it. And Judge Moore ignores the law on gay marriage.
Mark DeMoss quits Liberty University board over criticism of President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Trump endorsement. Methodists will reconsider sexuality provisions at their General Conference. A tow truck Trump supporter refuses to help a Sanders supporter stranded by the side of the road.
(RNS) Faith leaders debate (quarrel) about faith in politics following The Donald's acenscion. What is God thinking about it all? What do evangelicals say? And why would vegans eat meat?
(RNS) Cruz thanks God for the umpteenth time and drops out. And the campaign for a day of reason wins a few backers in Congress.
(RNS) The 1960's icon and priest Daniel Berrigan has died. Wheaton is accused of going easy on alum Dennis Hastert. And "The Edge" plays the Vatican for a cause.
Joe Biden, Pope Francis meet, talk cancer care. Evangelicals wrestle with tough social issues. Diane Rehm wants a national discussion on the right to die.
(RNS) Carly is Cruz's vice choice -- here's her faith. For John Boehner, Cruz is the Devil he knows. Theologians are developing an 'Islam for Germany.' Tennessee counselors can refuse to treat patients for religious reasons. Spreading faith in the bar. And the pope's pricey skullcap.
(RNS) Church of England issues EU prayer lines. Christians celebrate Passover ritual meal. Modern replica of Noah's Ark to arrive in Brazil for the Olympics.
Top Conservative rabbi to resign over ‘sexual identity’ struggle. Jews gather around the Seder table tonight. Prince was a man of faith.
(RNS) Is the pope Catholic? Is Georgetown University? Was Christopher Hitchens Christian? Will the 'American Moses' be the most Christian figure on U.S. currency? Why clergy abuse is still a story. And the Queen is 90!
(RNS) White churches teach what it really means to be black. A charismatic revival erupts in some cities out west. The southerner who runs the Manischewitz factory in Newark, N.J.