(RNS) — Today, there are prophetic voices on almost every issue: pro-life prophets and feminist prophets. How can we judge true from false?
(RNS) — Those who lead our faith communities need to know they too can reach out for support and help when needed.
(RNS) — Despite fears that losing full-time clergy will lead to further decline, going part time can mean more vitality, not less.
(RNS) — The church must develop a culture that allows its spiritual leaders to rest without shame.
(RNS) — Clergy who flourish despite the demands of the job make their well-being a priority while approaching it flexibly.
(RNS) — Doctors, teachers, members of the military — even scientists — are viewed more positively than clergy. The less frequently people attend church, the more negative their views of clergy.
(RNS) — A New York pastor, the Rev. Kaji Douša, has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that U.S officials violated her religious freedom when she was put on a watchlist over her ministry to migrants at the border.
DETROIT (AP) — A new poll from the Associated Press and the National Opinion and Research Center found that while a majority of Americans still identify with a specific faith, about half say they want religious leaders to have little influence in their lives.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) — Houses of worship have begun using their own financial resources to help those with dwindling ones.
(RNS) — For detainees, comfort from clergy and faith in God are often the only glimmers of hope in a climate of deep despair.
What I learned from reading the Sunday New York Times "Styles" section. It's not pretty.
(RNS) — The two traditions with the highest percentages of women clergy, according to the ‘State of Clergywomen in the U.S.,’ were the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church of Christ.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (RNS) — The survey by LifeWay Research offers a detailed look at Protestant pastors’ attitudes and actions related to abuse and harassment.
The activists will set out shortly after sunrise Sunday to leave one-gallon (3.79 liters) jugs of water along trails frequented by migrants in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge near Ajo, Arizona.