(RNS) — In their sixth year, Taz Ahmed's satirical Valentine's Day cards point the arrow at the White House.
(RNS) — A pastor of an Episcopal church plans to say 'Remember that you are beloved, and to love you shall return,' during the imposition of ashes (instead of the traditional 'Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return').
(RNS) — Mystical tradition has a take on the story of Adam and Eve that teaches us something essential about our own pursuit of intimacy.
(RNS) — When a faith-based charity saw that the cost of marrying was preventing some couples in the Philippines from legalizing their unions, it found a way to make the impossible possible.
(The Conversation) — Valentine’s Day originated as a liturgical feast to celebrate the decapitation of a third-century Christian martyr, or perhaps two. So, how did we get from beheading to betrothing on Valentine’s Day?
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The gesture was meant as a way to reach out to youth, many of whom feel rejected by the churches.
When did we stop talking about a loving God?
Valentine’s Day courts controversy in Tajikistan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Indonesia. A flurry of states debate same-sex love and marriage. And a publisher in India pulls a prominent book on Hinduism after religious feelings are hurt. Don’t go breaking my heart.
Interfaith couples, Buddhist couples, same-sex couples...couples of all kinds celebrated their relationships on Friday (Feb. 14) at Unity Temple in Kansas City, Mo. The only requirement was love.
God had not seen fit to give me another baby, but he did bring me a dog, an introspective black mutt who’d been discarded at an animal shelter. I think I needed him just as much as he needed me.
LAHORE, Pakistan (RNS) In a devout Muslim society where public displays of love are forbidden, the young are increasingly using Valentine's Day as a form of rebellion.
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(RNS) According to a new poll, unchurched Americans expect to be spending Valentine's Day between the sheets. White mainline Protestants? Not so much.