(RNS) — The new guidelines allow personnel to request a waiver to wear religious apparel, including turbans and hijabs, and to have unshorn hair or beards for religious reasons.
(RNS) — Saleha Jabeen became a second lieutenant in a December ceremony at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.
MOSCOW (RNS) — The ban would constitute a signal change in the church's official policy regarding Russia’s nuclear arsenal.
(RNS) — After pressure from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, the Bible was removed from the base's 'Missing Man' table and will be replaced by a multifaith book.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that the transgender service members who had sued over Trump's policy were likely to win their lawsuit.
(RNS) — A rabbi and former Air Force chaplain cheers the strong anti-bigotry message delivered at the U.S. Air Force Academy last week, and remembers a similar message delivered at an air base in Japan some 40 years ago.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court struck down a 2015 law that granted exemptions from military service to ultra-Orthodox men, in a move that could reignite long-standing tensions between Israel's politically powerful ultra-Orthodox community and the secular Jewish majority.
(RNS) — Evangelical leaders who advise the president reportedly discussed reversing the policy during a recent gathering at the White House and sent a letter to the president asking for the action.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Cheers and condemnations greeted the president's tweet.
(RNS) The resolution, which passed Sunday at the church's general synod in Baltimore, also calls on the U.S. to withhold military assistance.
(RNS) The foundations of 'just war' theory were laid down in the fifth century by St. Augustine. How applicable are they in the cyberage?
(RNS) The list doubles to include many minority religions, including humanism, Asatru and heathenism.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Sikh Americans hailed the decision, which they have sought for years.
DETROIT — Raheel Siddiqui didn't have any 'disqualifying conditions, medical or otherwise, during recruiting and processing into the U.S. Marine Corps,' a lawyer for the family said.
(RNS) Four military veterans shared their experiences as Muslims serving in the armed forces.