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A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians.... [Read More]
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Court documents are giving United Methodists the first peek at proposed plans to avoid a split in the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States. [Read More]
Tags: United - RNS - court
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They say it takes a village to raise a child. In Tampa, Fla., a community of Muslims wants to raise 2,300 migrant children until they... [Read More]
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Their conclusions correspond with what Muslim civil rights and advocacy groups are hearing, too. ... [Read More]
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No single congregation in America has had the kind of recognition, or notoriety, that the Westboro Baptist Church achieved in the 1990s. While still fiercely... [Read More]
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What effect do clergywomen have on girls? A great one, it turns out: women who grew up with female clergy as role models do better... [Read More]
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(RNS) — Some lives help change Jewish history. Richard Siegel's was one of them. [Read More]
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Theologians and ethicists, and religion scholars are raising money for legal fees for Charlottesville, Va., protester and calling his demonstration against racism a 'model' of... [Read More]
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(RNS) — Geoengineering can be controversial because it intentionally interferes with the climate system. Religious groups are now being invited to weigh in on the ethics. [Read More]
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Sex between a Catholic priest and adult can be more than simply a violation of celibacy. It can also be a violation of professional ethics.... [Read More]
Tags: sex - Priests - celibacy
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The first Generation X president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination said he wants to focus more on what all Southern Baptists embrace than what... [Read More]
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Perhaps more surprising than the film's success is the quiet presence of Fred Rogers' faith in the documentary 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?'... [Read More]
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Will 2019 be the year for the two-hour block of LDS Sunday meetings? [Read More]
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U.S. evangelical leaders have applauded a move to fund the restoration of Iraqi religious minority communities through USAID. But most parties involved say the real... [Read More]
Tags: Rebuilding - RNS - USAID
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For some American Buddhists, the allegations of sexual misconduct by Mipham Rinpoche this week came as a shock. But no one is exempt from psychological... [Read More]
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As the Episcopal Church's 79th General Convention ends, many will remember the nine-day meeting as much for the memes as for the motions that passed. [Read More]
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a theological meditation that cautioned against excess, offers a counterexample. [Read More]
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One year ago today, Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, died while in detention in China. His wife Liu Xia, who was never... [Read More]
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Same-sex couples will now be able to marry in their home parish even if their local bishop has moral objections to gay marriage, Episcopal Church... [Read More]
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(RNS) — Historically, it has taken a while for Catholics and Jews to earn seats on the top court, which used to be composed entirely of... [Read More]
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