(RNS) — Researchers attributed some of the findings to coverage of violent conflict or Islamist groups, but also noted a lack of obituaries and wedding announcements about Muslims.
What I learned from reading the Sunday New York Times "Styles" section. It's not pretty.
(RNS) — The main reason church weddings are dropping is that more people are raised without religion.
"Instant" clergy are doing more and more weddings. What can we learn from this trend?
(RNS) Getting ordained online to officiate at a friend's wedding? Sure. But what about being a high priestess who can banish spirits and lift curses?
“Hail Bacon, Full of grease, The Lard is with thee.” Secular advocate and United Church of Bacon prophet John Whiteside discusses the power of pork and puns over prayer.
Weddings are one of the most sacred traditions of any religion. So what do we make of a couple who base their big day around the stylings of director Wes Anderson?
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.
DUBLIN (RNS) After 32 years as an interior designer, Patricia Wojnar went back to school for a master's degree in bereavement studies, a hot commodity in Ireland's "post-Catholic'' economy that features growing markets for wedding and funeral officiants who aren't associated with the scandal-scarred Catholic Church.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) With one in five Americans claiming no religious connection, national atheist and humanist agencies are developing ordaining programs to establish nontheist ministers in most states to perform weddings and funerals.
(RNS) A federal court in Indiana has rejected atheists' requests to preside at wedding ceremonies, saying only clergy or public officials are licensed to solemnize marriages. By Kimberly Winston.
Here’s an antidote for "marriage fatigue" -- Michael Kelly writes about his daughter’s wedding — a decade after Bridget Kelly was nearly murdered. Just read it.