(RNS) — Are we experiencing the opposite of a ‘Great Awakening’ in the US today?
BALTIMORE (RNS) — Bishop Frank Dewane called on his fellow clerics to combat the scourge of gun violence by utilizing the power of the Catholic tradition.
(RNS) — A new survey confirms that people aren't leaving faith; they are leaving Christianity. Imagine if, instead of preserving dying institutions, we used our time and money to transform how we do good in the world?
(RNS) — American faith groups are just as divided as political parties — disagreeing about immigration policy, climate change and the future of the country, according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute. One thing they do agree on is that they wish President Trump would act more presidential.
(RNS) — The latest survey shows Christians have declined by 12 percentage points over the past decade.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Two roommates are starting Fordham University’s first Secular Student Alliance chapter — one of 10 new chapters that have been started recently at religiously affiliated schools.
(RNS) — White evangelicals and atheists sum up the political landscape the same way: “My party is moderate and sensible, while the other party is filled with extremists.”
(RNS) — Today’s young people are more connected than ever, but they carry a lot of baggage about the idea of walking through the doors of a church.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) — Nuns & Nones is a growing alliance connecting Catholic women religious, most of whom are over 60, with 20- and 30-something millennials, many of whom identify as religious 'nones.'
(RNS) — The data indicates that those who are 'nothing in particular' aren’t just cut off from organized religion. They have disconnected from many of the foundational structures that hold us together as communities.
(RNS) — If young people are the future of the church, it’s hard to see how both white Catholics and white evangelicals can effectively reach out to the younger generations when their politics become further and further polarized.
(RNS) — As more and more millennials identify with spiritual or philosophical movements outside the bounds of 'traditional' religions, how will these groups police their ideology while remaining inclusive?
(RNS) — In Canada, there is 'less of a social stigma' attached to leaving one's religion, says one of the authors of a forthcoming book on the differences between American and Canadian nones.
(RNS) — Creating bespoke religious traditions as they are, it makes sense that millennials would also create bespoke relationship models.
INDIANAPOLIS (RNS) — The chance to discuss 'Harry Potter' from a spiritual standpoint is what brought hundreds of fans to a live taping of 'Harry Potter and the Sacred Text' last week in a sold-out auditorium at the Indianapolis Public Library’s Central Library.