(RNS) — Christian leaders across theological and political divides are kicking off an initiative called 'Golden Rule 2020: A Call for Dignity and Respect in Politics,' hoping the next 365 days won’t be a repeat of 2016’s divisive election season.
(RNS) — In his recent 'Gaudete et Exsultate,' Pope Francis teaches that living the Beatitudes means 'going against the flow' in a world that pushes us in the opposite direction from holiness.
(RNS) Christians are called to lovingly engage people as Jesus did. But what does this look like when we all dig our heels into one side of a sea of red and blue?
(RNS) By all accounts, Lebanon should have broken down by now. But that hasn’t happened. And it’s not likely to.
(RNS) As pundits and politicians gauge the political fallout from President Obama’s sudden endorsement of gay marriage, one thing has become clear: the Golden Rule invoked by Obama to support his change of heart is the closest thing Americans have to a common religious law, and that has implications beyond the battle for gay rights. By David Gibson.