(RNS) Olivier Ndjimbi-Tshiende was harassed after he criticized a local politician who talked about an “invasion” of Eritrean refugees.
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(RNS) A new survey finds Israelis wrestling with the nation's identity. Most Jews there say it can be both Jewish and democratic. Most Israeli Muslims and...
(RNS) In an open letter to fellow Catholics, 40 conservative opinion leaders call the GOP front-runner a demagogue, dangerous to democracy.
(RNS) The Cardinal Newman Society condemned plans for the speech, which it said features "a wicked woman who defends the sale of baby body parts.”
WASHINGTON — The decision said that a court ruling granting custody in Georgia should be valid for others states.
Georgia's Republican governor Nathan Deal rejects anti-gay "religious liberty" excesses.
(RNS) "Religion is most prevalent around the deathbed in our country," says Ann Neumann. "That is where it is resoundingly proven that we are not a secular...
(RNS) The university's president said honoring the vice president and the former House speaker was a counterpoint to our "toxic political environment."
But will it be enough?
(RNS) The pope said the sisters and other victims of the "diabolical violence” are also casualties of the "globalization of indifference" to such tragedies.
(RNS) In the ad a church elder billed his daughter as a "godly, gorgeous, athletic, educated, careered, humorous, traveled, bilingual, 26-year-old virgin." The...
(RNS) The ruling called the tests "discriminatory" and likely to discourage soldiers from seeking religious accommodations.
(RNS) Four former members of the now-defunct Mars Hill Church in Seattle filed a civil racketeering lawsuit Monday (Feb. 29) against the church's controversial...
(RNS) The Rev. Freddy Haynes of Dallas said on Friday that Senate Republicans have condemned statements about racism by top GOP presidential candidate Donald...
(RNS) This ain’t no Sunday school Bible filmstrip, and that's the point, say creators of the series, which portrays events from the biblical book of 1 Samuel.