(RNS) — To imagine that a church could be desecrated by political protest against inequality is to catastrophically misunderstand the message both of Pentecost and of Christianity as a whole.
(RNS) — Many Christians pointed out a resonance with Pentecost in the protests that unfolded across the United States this weekend, sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — To faithful in the United States, this message comes at a time of deep fracture and division as riots and protests continue following the death of George Floyd on Monday (May 25).
(RNS) — Faithful from five continents will join in prayers for the intercession of Mary for the end of the pandemic, emphasizing the global reach of the church.
(RNS) — As we mark the death of 100,000 people in the U.S. from COVID-19, an unprecedented group of 100 national faith leaders looks to elected officials to observe Monday, June 1, as a National Day of Mourning and Lament.
(RNS) — Most of us would give up a lifetime with the Spirit for five minutes with Jesus. Yet if that's what we believe, then we really did not understand the Gospels.
(RNS) — This weekend marks the Christian holy day of Pentecost and the Jewish holy day Shavuot. Both involve 'gifts,' but not the kind that come with bows. Let us ’Splain ...
LONDON (RNS) The archbishop of Canterbury warned that the U.K. could end up 'hiding behind closed doors' and urged Christians not to be afraid.
(RNS) Fire-colored glitter in special anointings and 'glitter blessings' are intended as a way to show support for LGBT Christians.
Vulgarity, meanness, conflict. Lather, rinse, repeat. Unless we choose silence.