(RNS) — The more time I’ve spent around my Muslim friends, the more I’ve considered being more deliberate about my prayer life.
Tag - Lent
ROME (AP) — The services come amid a new communications controversy at home over the existence of hell.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope's message comes on the heels of a meeting of young Catholics who told the Vatican they want a more transparent and authentic church, and a day after hundreds of thousands marched in youth-led rallies across the United...
CHICAGO (RNS) — For Catholics, a talk about Jesus doesn’t seem controversial. But a lecture by the Rev. James Martin drew about 150 protesters Thursday (March 22) over his views on the church and LGBT people.
(RNS) — We are a people of active faith. Jesus did not simply call us to believe but to go into the world.
(RNS) — A pastor of an Episcopal church plans to say 'Remember that you are beloved, and to love you shall return,' during the imposition of ashes (instead of the traditional 'Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return').
I've given up chocolate, TV, spending . . . but this year I'm trying something different with a medieval prayer wheel, and I hope you'll join in.
(RNS) — A Catholic priest should not have a woman in his bedroom at night, but the Rev. Thomas Reese confesses he has become quite dependent on this "smart lady" and is not planning to give her up.
(RNS) While many approach filling out their NCAA brackets with something like religious fervor, two long-running online competitions are swapping faith for hoops.
(RNS) Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the period of penance and fasting preceding Easter.
(RNS) Catholics and Protestants alike are using social media, email and websites to encourage people to pray and reflect in preparation for Easter.
(RNS) Usually the stuff of princesses and unicorns, purple "glitter ashes" will be available in some churches.
What I learned from giving up alcohol and dessert for Lent.
NEW YORK (RNS) The city's archbishop is none too happy that Jews and Muslims seem to observe their rituals and holy days while Catholics prefer to play games and hang at Starbucks through Lent and Holy Week.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (RNS) This United Church of Christ congregation is part of a growing trend.