(RNS) Your kids won't be coloring scenes from the book of Leviticus this summer at Vacation Bible School, either.
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(RNS) The Army concluded that to allow beards for medical reasons but ban them for religious reasons was discriminatory.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The Israeli court ruling is a crushing defeat for the Orthodox Rabbinate, which until now has enjoyed sole authority over Jewish institutions...
The order was issued the day after the state Senate passed a bill to allow businesses to deny services to LGBT people and let clerks deny marriage licenses for...
(RNS) Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God? One filmmaker is exploring the question raised by the controversy over a former Wheaton College...
Chris Matthews asked Trump whether his very rich Muslim friends would be allowed to enter the U.S. during President Trump's Muslim ban. "They'll come in,"...
Businesses could legally deny service to people, based on religious or moral beliefs. Critics compared the "religious liberty" bill to Jim Crow laws.
(RNS) C.J. Mahaney is accused of failing to report abuse at a church he oversaw.
(RNS) Who is God? Where do we come from? These are questions that led actor Morgan Freeman on a personal journey around the world.
(RNS) Christians should "pick their battles" and fight for the rights of faith-based institutions, not "a faux ‘War on Christmas,'” said LifeWay's Ed Stetzer.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The Temple Institute is looking for a few good priests to perform animal sacrifices as in the days of yore.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Two executives from Rome’s Bambini Gesu Children’s Hospital are being investigated for using $455,000 of hospital funds for the restoration...
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) Sunday worship is built on a live performance of "A Love Supreme." But where the music will play next, and for how long, is unclear.
"The answer is that there has to be some form of punishment," Trump said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As he usually does, he used the occasion to speak openly about his faith within the context of world events.