(RNS) — The medical system had done all that it could for me. Now I had to listen to my body and have faith in its wisdom.
MOMBASA, Kenya (RNS) — Tourists normally come for snorkeling and lounging on sun-splashed beaches, but lately many come to seek the counsel of witch doctors about illnesses, runs of bad luck or bad marriages.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Speaking in Portuguese, the pope defined his two-day official visit to the Catholic shrine May 12-13 as a 'pilgrimage of hope and peace.'
(RNS) Pope Francis will be the fourth pontiff to visit the famous Marian shrine in Portugal, and one of millions who travel there each year. What is the attraction?
Apologizing for other Christians isn't always edifying or effective. Here's why I'm sacrificing it during Lent.
No matter which side of the abortion debate you're on, Kassi Underwood will challenge your beliefs. In her book, "May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion," she ...
Critiquing the church has become taboo among many, but sharing our suffering may help you heal from spiritual wounds.
(RNS) I have found more warmth and understanding in the reaction of far-flung strangers who read about my experience than I found in people sitting next to me in church pews.
PHOENIX (RNS) Not one word I heard come out of the preacher's mouth was a word Jesus would have said. It left me broken and in need of solace.
A strange illness sent Martin Pistorius into a vegetative state where, unknown to those around him, he could still perceive and hear everything around him. A decade later, he emerged to tell the story of faith amid despair.
The wildly popular Christian writer offers an exclusive sneak peek into her new book and its pointed message.
Her books have sold nearly a million copies, and she speaks to tens of thousands annually. Now this Christian author is talking openly about her quiet battle with breast cancer.
The Nobel prize winner offers advice on how to heal the heart after being hurt.
CHATSWORTH, Calif. (RNS) A spiritual touch practice based on the notion that human hands can redirect one’s “life force energy” to heal, Reiki is the hottest new Eastern healing practice making its way into the Western health industry.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Alden Solovy has written more than 400 prayers, 150 of which are included in “Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healing.” It is one of only a handful of unconventional prayer books available in the Jewish world today.
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