(RNS) — The 36-page document notes that church leaders will make different decisions depending on the recommendations of denominational and health officials.
(RNS) — In its 69th year, the observance — often predominated by evangelical Christians gathering in public places — will feature interfaith and even international voices on computer screens and cellphones.
WATERLOO, Ontario (RNS) — The Friars’ Briar is clergy’s answer to the Tim Hortons Brier, the annual Canadian men's curling championship, which ended Sunday.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (RNS) — 'Selfishness is a cancer that will destroy from within better than anything can destroy from without,' said Curry.
(RNS) — The Western church's powerful shaping of Christianity for the past four centuries is being challenged in ways that may hold the keys to its revitalization.
(RNS) — New guidelines intended to allow German Protestants to receive Catholic Eucharist with their Catholic spouses has left the country's Catholics caught between its majority’s desire for a relaxation of the rules and the limits to change in the world’s largest church.
(RNS) Campbell said clergywomen attaining top leadership positions "still is something that is out of the ordinary."
WASHINGTON (RNS) Perhaps the influence of the National Council of Churches was overinflated during its heyday a half-century ago, but it is a mistake to ignore the people behind the NCC.
(RNS) James Dobson will speak at the March for Life rally on Jan. 22, as part of a new strategy to expand the annual event's reach beyond its Catholic base to include evangelicals.
(RNS) Leaders of Catholic and Reformed churches have signed an agreement to recognize each other’s sacraments of baptism in a public step toward unity among groups often divided by doctrine.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Lutheran leaders have warned the Vatican that the creation of a structure to welcome conservative Lutherans into the Catholic Church would harm dialogue and damage ecumenical relations.
(RNS) Released from the Catholic cocoon of seminary in 1962, the four young priests faced a church on the brink of volcanic reform with the opening of the Second Vatican Council. After being schooled in a Vatican I church, the foursome would step down as powerful American prelates, five decades later, as quintessential Vatican II men. By Peggy Fletcher Stack.
(RNS) Christian Churches Together in the USA, a 10-year-old ecumenical network, has chosen a Presbyterian as their new executive director. By Adelle M. Banks.