...priests, ministers, and rabbis are on the front line and frustrated by the futility of the War on Drugs.
(RNS) Nothing beats a great sermon, the research shows.
(RNS) Researchers also found that fewer than half of Protestant senior pastors say their churches permit LGBT people to serve, even in limited ways.
(RNS) The attack on the cardinal comes amid increasing violence and kidnappings of clergy for ransom in the West African country.
RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) The "To Mediate is Divine" program offers a simpler and cheaper arbitration route with the goal of developing alternative methods of conflict resolution.
At a writing workshop, faith leaders explore social media, blogging and opinion writing in effort to reach the “nones” — the religiously unaffiliated.
(RNS) Surrounded by clergy wearing different religious garb, Biden says: “Look around. This is America.”
(RNS) Even a perfunctory visit to a hospital ward, ER, home for the aged, hospice or medical clinic brings a clergyperson face-to-face with the staggering ethical problems our health care system is creating.
(RNS) Future clergy need to learn what contemporary physical, social, historical, psychological, literary, legal, biological, and racial forces say about human sexuality -- not just what their religion preaches.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) Oklahoma state Rep. Todd Russ said the federal government is attempting to change the traditional definition of marriage, so his legislation would place the responsibility for officiating marriages in the hands of clergy.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “Clergy just preach social clap-trap these days,” said Alison Ruoff, a lay member of the Church of England's General Synod. “We expect better from them.”
(RNS) Our clergy aren't seen as "thought leaders" or our institutions as worthy of emulation.
LONDON (RNS) Religious leaders from across Africa and England came together Wednesday (June 11) to discuss the role clergy should play in preventing and responding to sexual violence.
NEW YORK (RNS) Riverside's pulpit has been home to some of the most influential clergy in progressive Protestantism, including Harry Emerson Fosdick, William Sloane Coffin Jr. and James Forbes Jr.
(RNS) A new "Rational Doubt" blog hopes to help those who feel isolated by doubt in a sea of believers, pairing clergy who have lost their faith and left the pulpit with those struggling with leaving religion.