(RNS) — The 'Caring Well' report also summarizes a range of next steps to address the issue for years to come, including educating congregations about abuse, preparing them to help survivors and fostering abuse prevention.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom concluded in its Monday report that 'innumerable believers and nonbelievers across the globe continued in 2018 to experience manifold suffering due to their beliefs.'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — The seminary released a 71-page report Wednesday that says its early trustees and faculty 'defended the righteousness of slaveholding.'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) The seminary released a 71-page report Wednesday that says its early trustees and faculty 'defended the righteousness of slaveholding.'
(RNS) — The official statistics reflect a climate of growing hate that is emboldened and indeed enacted by those at the top.
(RNS) — The two traditions with the highest percentages of women clergy, according to the ‘State of Clergywomen in the U.S.,’ were the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church of Christ.
(AP) — ADL national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said the 'alarming' increase appears to be fueled by emboldened far-right extremists as well as the 'divisive state of our national discourse.'
(RNS) — Anti-Semitic incidents spiked during and immediately after the Charlottesville protests. The report also finds a troubling number of incidents in schools and colleges.
(RNS) 'The spike in hate we've seen online this election season is extremely troubling and unlike anything we have seen in modern politics,' said ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt.
A multi-party committee of lawmakers concludes that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn helped create a safe space within Labour ranks "for those with vile attitudes towards Jewish people."
WASHINGTON (RNS) Almost a quarter of the world’s countries -- in which 74 percent of the world’s population lives -- have serious restrictions on religious freedom, said the ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Ian Acheson wrote in The Times that the country’s prison services face a serious challenge in which the unchecked growth of radical Islam may soon pose “a lethal threat to national security.”
(RNS) Yuan is recognized as one of the leading preachers and theologians for the global Chinese Christian community, which has at least 70 million Christians and more overseas.
BEIRUT (Reuters) The territory controlled by ISIS shrank from 35,000 square miles in January 2015, six months after it declared a caliphate in Syria and Iraq, to 26,370 square miles, the research firm said.
(RNS) To not say the truth would give Islamic militants a green light, says one Iraqi priest.
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