(AP) — The Vatican is denouncing offshore tax havens and financial instruments such as derivatives and credit default swaps as gravely immoral and unjust, calling them 'ticking time bombs' that hurt the world’s poor the most.
(RNS) — 'For many churchgoers, tithing is just another term for generosity,' said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
LONDON (RNS) — Contactless payment machines will first be used for funeral fees, wedding notices and, eventually, for the weekly offering to the collection.
ISTANBUL (RNS) — Religious rulings call bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies haram, or prohibited in Islam. But some people worry religious scholars do not have all the facts about how the currencies work, which might be closer to the Quranic conception of money than they realize.
Synagogues need money. Israel -- yes, Israel -- can help.
(RNS) Tennessee's attorney general raises constitutional concerns about mandatory license plates.
(RNS) With 81 percent of white evangelicals supporting Trump in the November election and Southern Baptists striving to improve on their history that includes a defense of slavery, the questions roiling around Moore have included matters of race.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (RNS) Nearly a third of the $373 billion that Americans donated to charity last year went to religious organizations.
(RNS) Trump's church gaffe.
(RNS) Financially strapped families must decide whether to keep $100,000 all for themselves, or help another family.
OneWheaton is an unofficial LGBTQ advocacy group comprised of alumni and students from America's most prestigious evangelical college. They've just received a grant from the legacy foundation of one of America's most prestigious Christian authors.
Cherie Lowe paid off $127,482.30 of debt through a combination of faith and sound financial decisions. Now she teaches others how to "slay their debt dragons."
RADNOR, Pa. (RNS) Newly minted Catholic priests often find themselves running a parish just two or three years after ordination. A new summer course aims to give them the business skills to make it work.
70% of James Emery White's church's growth comes from previously unchurched people. He shares why other churches aren't convincing or capturing non-believers.
(RNS) Money turns our ears toward the well-articulated pleas of the well-financed and makes it really hard to hear other voices from the community -- many of whom have legitimate grievances.
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