Need to know: Friday, December 14, 2018
'The exploration of space is part of the human quest for knowledge, and the human quest for knowledge is to know God’s creation,' said Michael Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church.
In the wake of #MeToo, evangelicals and other Christians are rethinking 1990s-era purity culture.
Marc Martel, the Christian rocker turned Queen tribute artist, resurrects the late Freddie Mercury in this year's biopic.
Most of America's religiously unaffiliated millennials are not so much religious 'nones' as they are religious 'manys,' writes Tara Isabella Burton.
California's colonial Spanish missions were sited to produce illuminations on solstices or equinoxes, demonstrating the power of our instincts to guide us through the darkness toward the light, writes Reuben G. Mendoza.
Pakistan condemned a U.S. decision to add it to a list of nations that infringe on religious freedom, calling the move “unilateral and politically motivated.”
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The seminary released a 71-page report Wednesday that says its early trustees and faculty 'defended the righteousness of slaveholding.'
French evangelical leaders have had to distance themselves from their cousins in the U.S. and Brazil — saying that evangelical support for Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro hurt their ministry.
(RNS) — One of the most distinctive devotions to the patron saint of Mexico is a parade of clowns who make a pilgrimage to thank the Virgin for their good fortune.
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The Mormon protest of the art for "Once Upon a Deadpool" is self-absorbed and silly, revealing a persecution complex that just won't go away.
What the youngest member of Congress could learn about her Jewish ancestors. And what we all need to know about them, as well.
The Old Testament prophets, whom we read during Advent, also spoke to people in doubt about bad rulers and an uncertain future. We too need to hear, 'God is on your side,' writes Thomas Reese.