(The Conversation) — While Halloween has its origins in Christian tradition, Day of the Dead is a mix of a thriving indigenous culture and the religion of its 16th-century conquerers.
SAN ANDRÉS MIXQUIC, Mexico (RNS) — In Mexican families, the remembrance of loved ones is so frequent and natural that it can seem as if the deceased has never died.
This week’s gallery includes disappearing Moroccan tattoos, Catholic clergy abuse protests in Pennsylvania, and more.
(RNS) — This week's picks for our weekly gallery of religion photos from around the world.
(RNS) Who is God? Where do we come from? These are questions that led actor Morgan Freeman on a personal journey around the world.
BUENOS AIRES — An art exhibit featuring 33 Barbie and Ken dolls as religious figures — including a crucified Jesus Christ — is sparking controversy in this Argentine capital and worldwide a year after the same event was canceled over death and other threats.
(RNS) 2014 was the year that saw a new Guinness World Record for “Most sticky notes on the body in five minutes.” But at least five religious records were also smashed in 2014, and there are at least five more you can try to beat in 2015.
c. 2005 Religion News Service PORTLAND, Ore. _ Blame it on the Easter bunny. Sarah Hart of Portland knows the dilemma well. Every Easter, as a child, she would weigh ...
c. 2004 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Just as earth tones form an underlying decorative element in the new National Museum of the American Indian, spirituality is an undercurrent within ...