(RNS) The university's president said honoring the vice president and the former House speaker was a counterpoint to our "toxic political environment."
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(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.
NEW DELHI (RNS) The immolation took place days before the March 10 anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising by Tibetans against Chinese rule.
ROME (RNS) The nuns, from the order founded by Mother Teresa of Calcutta, are among 16 people killed by gunmen who attacked a retirement home.
(RNS) Robert P. George, chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, said that “a pluralistic, non-sectarian, and democratic state" such...
(RNS) A First Amendment watchdog group is suing a Texas sheriff for placing Christian cross decals on several county patrol vehicles.
(RNS) She will join the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Goddess Temple offered spiritual and touch-based healing services to "seekers" in exchange for donations. Some of these services...
WASHINGTON - Proponents of abortion rights could be on the verge of a big victory, a small defeat or a do-over at the Supreme Court.