(RNS) — While this decision is a big one, it’s not enough to show that Indigenous peoples have a place in this nation and that we never deserved the genocide, hate and oppression we have faced.
(RNS) — Citing recent killings by police as well as the ravages of the pandemic, leaders of several faiths called on the government to take responsibility.
(RNS) — A tale of two presidential ventures out of a White House under siege.
(RNS) — Thunberg has suffered the same scorn and attacks heaped on other prophets of hope by the powerful and rich.
SEATTLE (RNS) — Recent research on the region's distinctive religious culture gives us hints about what a society dominated by Nones may look like.
If independent bookstores die, so will ideas and conversation.
(RNS) — In Dearborn, Mich., and other cities with large Muslim populations, many local restaurants have already realized that there is money to be made in remaining open all night for the suhoor and iftar meals.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'It’s a reason to break a Lenten fast and pour a drink, because it’s great news for the Archdiocese of Washington, which has been mired a bit in all kinds of stuff,' the Rev. Ray Kemp said of the announcement.
(RNS) — Wuerl has come under mounting pressure since the release of a bombshell grand jury report by the attorney general of Pennsylvania detailing decades of allegations of child sex abuse by priests in the state.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'We are not just here to march; we are here to mobilize,' was the theme of Saturday's concluding Poor People's Campaign rally.
(RNS) — Yes, this march is so important that I — a rabbi — am going to blatantly disrupt God’s holy Sabbath. But if the ancient rabbinic sages are to be believed, that’s precisely what God wants me to do.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — In his almost 80-minute speech, the president declared that 'Americans are dreamers too' and reminded, 'The motto is, "In God we trust.'''
WASHINGTON — Local authorities, the nonprofits, the churches and their volunteers are to be commended and supported for helping the homeless survive the recent bitter cold in the nation's capital.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — RNS interviews with key participants suggest that a cadre of conservative Christian religious leaders has the ear of the politically powerful on matters of national priority.
(RNS) — The glass mosaic atop the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the final architectural element of the church, a shrine to Mary visited by nearly 1 million people a year.