(RNS) — Citing recent killings by police as well as the ravages of the pandemic, leaders of several faiths called on the government to take responsibility.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — An Episcopal priest tells RNS she was driven from church grounds ahead of Trump’s staged photo with a Bible.
(RNS) — The Texas ruling may be the first time that a breakaway diocese has prevailed in a legal fight over church property.
(RNS) — LGBTQ activists stood several yards away from Samaritan Purse’s field hospital on the East Meadow lawn on Tuesday (April 14) and blasted city and state officials and Mount Sinai Hospital for partnering with the evangelical humanitarian relief organization.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The experience of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, founded to serve Japanese immigrants at the time of the 1918 flu epidemic, shows how Americans of faith weathered a crisis strikingly similar to this one.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — By acknowledging these nuances of religion, ‘you end up with a much more complex understanding of people,’ said Chon Noriega, director of the Chicano Studies Research Center.
(RNS) — Americans bought 1 million more guns last month than are normally sold at this time of year.
(RNS) — The 5,000 N95 respiratory masks had been forgotten until the cathedral’s chief stonemason, Joseph Alonso, stumbled on them in an unfinished area of the crypt level early this month.
(RNS) — Rabbi Raachel Jurovics is now rabbi-in-residence at the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina — one of a handful of such posts in Episcopal dioceses.
(RNS) — ‘She was larger than life because she lived it fully with her God and with us,’ said Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.
(RNS) — If COVID-19 becomes a true global pandemic, it would deeply affect mainline Protestant churches, seven of which rank in the 10 religious traditions in the United States with the oldest, and therefore most vulnerable, members.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘We’re to be good citizens, and we’re to be good neighbors,’ said the Rev. Mariann Budde, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, who distributed a letter outlining new diocesanwide policies meant to curb the spread of the disease.
(AP) — The Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building, which houses the Minneapolis-area offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security, was named for an Episcopal leader who defended Native Americans.
ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL, Pa. (RNS) — Inspired by Spain's popular pilgrimage, hikers from the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania are making their own "Appalachian Camino" this week on the piece of the Appalachian Trail winding through the diocese.
NEW YORK (RNS) — The Rev. Adrian Dannhauser is well aware most of the people she blesses will never enter the 155-year-old Episcopal sanctuary in the Murray Hill neighborhood — let alone sign up for membership. But that's not the point.