Cleve May, left, pastor of CityWell Church, flanked by Samuel Oliver’s wife and son with the Rev. William Barber II, right, at a protest outside the Wake County Detention Center in Raleigh, N.C., on Nov 26, 2018. RNS photo by Yonat Shimron
Need to know: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
A Durham, N.C. church severely criticized the arrest of an undocumented immigrant who had been living in their church, as he applied for humanitarian deferral on his deportation.
It's become important for scholars to share their knowledge in an era of fake news and religious divisions. It's also become dangerous.
Authorities have broadened charges against the former owners of Newsweek and the former publisher of The Christian Post to include a university founded by a controversial evangelical pastor.
The recent interest in Muslim women’s style is challenging popular stereotypes about Islam, writes Liz Bucar.
Religion and populism have become dirty words in progressive circles, but despite common assumptions, their combination could serve democratic renewal, write Luke Bretherton and Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins.
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There's a widespread tradition that it's better for women to pray at home than in the mosque. In Kosovo, an old Ottoman-era tradition is bucking that trend.
Notably absent from the lineup announced Friday was Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley, who heads the pope's sex abuse advisory commission.
Magnolia Market, a tourist destination owned by reality TV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, will host Church Under the Bridge, displaced by a road project.
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Saying that the Catholic church did not protect children is wrong. We should not blame the people of God for the sins of the hierarchy, writes Thomas Reese.
Younger Mormons are far more likely to say they are bothered by the fact that women don't hold the priesthood, reflecting a generational divide over women's roles in the LDS Church.
She has a Jewish home. She is raising Jewish children. Forget about her politics, for a moment.
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