RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) Brazil is home to the world's largest Catholic and Pentecostal population. It also has the highest incidence of abortion, the great majority clandestine.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Hundreds of Pentecostal and charismatic churches draw young, black, Asian and mixed-race Brits.
(RNS) The remarks by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga are a sign that Catholic leaders in Latin America are worried that fetal abnormalities caused by the virus will be used as leverage to ease the region's generally strict abortion laws.
ROME (RNS) Berhane spoke recently at a Rome conference on Christian persecution in the hopes others might learn of the grievous human rights violations in her native land.
(RNS) The Religion Newswriters Association asked its members to rank the 10 top religion stories of 2015. Here's the list.
INDIANAPOLIS - “We’re the ones who need a special protected-class status, because we’re the ones that are being attacked by everybody,” says Rev. Ron Johnson Jr. of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.
(RNS) The 208-year-old school calls the move part of “a bold new direction” as it vies to stop running big deficits and struggles to find a financially sustainable model.
ST. LOUIS -- “It is impossible to be grateful and hateful at the same time,” the pastor's son told hundreds of members of the Church of God in Christ. “We have to have an attitude of gratitude.”
ST. LOUIS — The Church of God in Christ, or COGIC, is the largest African-American Pentecostal denomination. For one week each year, members converge for Holy Convocation, in which their charismatic faith is on display.
Justices will consider cases filed by Roman Catholic groups including the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of nuns that runs care homes for the elderly, and other Christian denominations.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is about to climb back into Americans' bedrooms.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (RNS) Inclusive and Affirming Ministries’ LGBTI safe house provides refuge for at-risk sexual minorities and a safe space to integrate “God’s gift of faith with God’s gift of sexuality.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican now says the pope's moment with the controversial Kentucky clerk was not a "real" meeting or "a form of support of her position."
(RNS) Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has hindered the public debate about religious liberty for traditionalist believers at a time when it needs serious arguments, not circus-tent theatrics.
I’m not a Christian. But one of the grooms I married was raised Catholic, so I spent weeks thinking about how to weave God’s word into the ceremony.