(RNS) Respecting female colleagues as equals wasn’t the norm, said a church staffer who served at the national church headquarters from 2008 to 2012.
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(RNS) More than 80 percent of Christians believe their states should have laws that regulate payday loans, which have interest rates sometimes as high as 400...
(RNS) By saying nothing about what types of violations occurred, the church heightens the risk that wrongful behavior will be repeated elsewhere.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) When Sanders goes to the Vatican to address an economic conference, a papal meeting is not on the agenda. But, an official said, “Never say...
(RNS) Pastafarianism is satire, not sacred, ruled the U.S. District Court of Nebraska.
It is one of a raft of state measures that critics say discriminates against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender individuals.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) "Anytime you are in the presence of something beautiful, you are in the presence of the creative God," said R. Scott Colglazier, pastor of...
(RNS) There's "definitely" a growing number of complaints lodged about books for their "religious viewpoints," according to the American Library Association.
(RNS) The abduction shocked the world and gave rise to the global online campaign #bringbackourgirls. Still, the majority of the girls have never been found.
(RNS) Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the Vatican envoy to Mexico, is replacing the diplomat who set up the controversial meeting between the pontiff and Kim...
(RNS) Pew Research finds key similarities and surprising differences among the highly religious and those who are less so.
(RNS) A weighty agenda for a group that calls itself "the collective voice of the Muslim world."
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff continued to preach the overarching theme of the landmark apostolic exhortation on the family he issued last week.
The temple in India's Kerala state was hosting a fireworks display to mark the start of the local Hindu new year.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The stunning news that the Anglican leader's biological father was not his mother’s husband may bring the elite-educated primate...