CAIRO (RNS) — Egypt’s skyrocketing divorce rate has spurred a debate between religious leaders and government officials about how best to keep families together.
(RNS) — The main reason church weddings are dropping is that more people are raised without religion.
(RNS) — Divorce is one of life’s tragedies. But it is not futile to lift up prayers of hope.
(RNS) — The prince and the American actress don't face the obstacles the Church of England posed for King Edward VIII, who loved another divorced American.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The decision was widely lauded by women's rights activists as a step toward granting Muslim women in India greater equality and justice.
LAHORE, Pakistan (RNS) Muslims can obtain a divorce for a variety of reasons, including irreconcilable differences. For Christians, it's not so easy.
NEW YORK (RNS) The endearing group of a cappella Orthodox Jewish singers is out with a 30-second spot that takes aim at the phenomenon of "agunot," or "chained women" whose husbands will not grant them a divorce.
Eastern Orthodoxy's doctrine of oikonomia seems to be a bridge too far.
(RNS) Four cardinals accuse Francis of sowing confusion on important moral issues.
The New York Times bestselling author talk about overcoming her struggle with cutting and how brokenness can be used to hurt or heal.
NEW DELHI (RNS) A Muslim woman petitioned India's Supreme Court to ban a Muslim practice in which a Muslim man can divorce his wife just by uttering “talaq” three times.
Francis’ recent pronouncement does not erase the embedded hurt that has been caused by decades of punitive references to families that do not fit the happy family mold.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis' apostolic exhortation maintains church teachings on divorce and sexuality but stresses the need for “a healthy dose of self-criticism.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Apostolic Exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia” (“The Joy of Love”), will be the culmination of two synods in which family matters were hotly debated by bishops.
(RNS) The Church that Christ founded on Peter should avoid becoming a loose confederacy of warring regional ecclesial jurisdictions.