(RNS) — Instead of elaborately decorated cakes, many cultures' nuptials feature wedding-only cookies, symbolizing the sweetness the newlyweds will experience after they exchange vows.
(RNS) — After 28 years of entering Israel multiple times per year, Elaine Zoughbi was suddenly denied entry by an airport border agent. The reason? She had married a Palestinian.
(RNS) — Creating bespoke religious traditions as they are, it makes sense that millennials would also create bespoke relationship models.
(RNS) — The couples cannot, or will not, submit to Israel’s ultra-Orthodox rabbinical rules regarding marriage. So they've arranged an American alternative.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — A rabbinical court has asked some immigrants to Israel to prove they are genetically Jewish before they can be married, a standard some say violates Judaism’s own definitions of Jewishness.
What I learned from reading the Sunday New York Times "Styles" section. It's not pretty.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Attracted by the prospect of serving God while raising a family, Catholic priests have left the mainstream faith for the Renewed Universal Catholic Church.
(RNS) — Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has ignited widespread speculation about the future of Roe v. Wade. Roughly two generations after the landmark decision on abortion, how would overturning Roe change women's lives?
the Enneagram has recently developed a cult following and is now being used to help people form healthy relationships.
(RNS) — The main reason church weddings are dropping is that more people are raised without religion.
MUMBAI, India (RNS) — In India, interfaith and intercaste couples are increasingly facing bullying, harassment, familial opposition and even death threats.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The admonition came as conservatives have complained that Francis is dividing the church with his opening to letting divorced and civilly remarried Catholics receive Communion.
(RNS) — Its major symptom is obsession with the new rule on Communion for the divorced and remarried.
(RNS) — When a faith-based charity saw that the cost of marrying was preventing some couples in the Philippines from legalizing their unions, it found a way to make the impossible possible.
Pearcey's razor-sharp mind combined with a compelling personal story makes her a powerful, if undervalued, champion for conservatives.