(RNS) Some pastors say celebrating Black History Month with their congregations is no longer enough.
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(RNS) A loose network of roving Pentecostal preachers has been holding revivals in a region known for its low church attendance.
(RNS) Christian author John Eldredge takes a journey. The vice president talks tough love on Israel. And Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't bother talking to Muslim leaders.
JERUSALEM – Herzl Brewery took wheat that Tel Aviv University geneticists say was the strain used for beer in the Holy Land two millennia ago.
ROME (RNS) From a war-torn homeland to a hellish camp on a Greek island, the Muslim families are now living in the sheltering shadow of the Vatican.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Muslim groups say Sen. Ted Cruz and his Capitol Hill staff refused to see them during an annual lobbying day
(RNS) The best-selling Christian author wanted to tap into the same longing for heroism and adventure his book “Wild at Heart” did 15 years ago.
(RNS) Jewish and Israeli leaders said the UNESCO resolution not only champions the Palestinian view of the conflict but ignores the site's significance to Jews.
New Zealand's government earlier this month agreed to register a marriage celebrant after the group was deemed to comply with the country's regulations.
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BERLIN — The party is profiting from popular angst about how Germany can cope with an influx of migrants, over a million of whom arrived last year.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Rev. William Barber was escorted off an American Airlines plane after reacting to “disparaging remarks” from another passenger.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff's dramatic gesture capped a lightning visit, with Orthodox Christian leaders, to a Greek island that had a politically-charged...
"If anyone thinks that greeting someone is getting involved in politics, I recommend that he look for a psychiatrist," Francis laughingly told reporters.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In the end, the Democratic candidate got something almost as good as a pope picture: blanket news coverage and a chance to deliver his stump...