(RNS) — The American Family Association and other critics say the popular series, which will soon begin its second season, glamorizes suicide.
Pearcey's razor-sharp mind combined with a compelling personal story makes her a powerful, if undervalued, champion for conservatives.
(RNS) — A madman, a church, many people dead. It's not 2017 and Sutherland Springs. It's nearly 40 years since the November day in 1978 when the Rev. Jim Jones led more than 908 people to their deaths — some by suicide, some by murder. Jeff Guinn, author of 'The Road to Jonestown,' connects the dots.
(RNS) The verse is popular among football players. Before his conviction for murder, Hernandez had several other Christian symbols tattooed on his body.
From the prosperous-appearing church of 1979 to the disappearing church of 2016, the Irish experience elicits responses on countless grounds.
(RNS) When it comes to suicide, I believe in a God who grieves with those of us who crumble under the weight of chemical imbalance, the side effects of medication, life crises, abuse or deep depressions.
Tullian Tchividjian tells RNS he spent hours researching the best way to commit suicide during this period of despair.
DETROIT — Raheel Siddiqui didn't have any 'disqualifying conditions, medical or otherwise, during recruiting and processing into the U.S. Marine Corps,' a lawyer for the family said.
...just to watch parades or hear macho defenses of the military or ponder theological “just war” arguments will not go far enough, now that we realize anew that moral injury of this sort can be fatal to individuals and cultures.
The option to die with a doctor's prescription would only apply to adults suffering serious and incurable illness and where death is reasonably foreseeable.
It is focused on helping families support LGBT youth even if they are not in sync with the parents' religious beliefs or cultural values.
(RNS) While we refuse to admit the likeness, in some ways our reflection looks a lot like Judas.
(RNS) The death of the Rev. Virgilio Elizondo, called “the father of U.S. Latino religious thought,” came nearly a year after he was accused of sexually abusing a boy 30 years ago.
(RNS) A new study looks at teen suicide rates in Mormon-heavy states. Does it prove there's a problem? Not so fast.
A new study shows that teen suicide is higher in states with substantial Mormon populations -- in Utah, it's twice as high. What does this mean?