(RNS) Words fail on a day like this for a man like Nelson Mandela. We all know Martin Luther told us to “sin boldly,” but did you know he also had a potty mouth? And a NYC rabbi offers a new face (literally) of American Judaism.
The hero of South Africa — and an inspiration to millions worldwide — died Thursday (Dec. 5) at 95. The Twitterverse lit up with memories, appreciations and prayers.
(RNS) Some Jewish and Christian religious leaders are taking believers into the woods, rivers and deserts to find spiritual truth through adventure and environmental awareness.
ROME (RNS) Pope Paul VI declared that the relics believed to belong to St. Peter were “identified in a way that we can consider convincing” — the closest thing to a statement of authenticity the bones ever received from the Vatican.