NEW YORK (RNS) Both Marilyn Monoe and Elizabeth Taylor converted to Judaism. But if you think they did it just to please their Jewish husbands, think again. A new exhibit at New York’s Jewish Museum chronicles their Jewish journeys.
(RNS) The idea that our gravest aggression is not biological but cultural suggests that we don’t need to alter our cooperative nature but to address perversions of it.
Muslim-majority Bangladesh has seen a rise in Islamist violence in recent months, with two foreigners, four secular writers and a publisher killed this year.
(RNS) When she visited Israel earlier this month, Michelle Bachmann urged Jews to convert to Christianity as soon as possible because the end times were near.
Jesus Delgado was the biographer and personal secretary of the Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was shot by a right-wing death squad while giving mass in 1980.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Bridging divisions between Muslims and Christians is not a luxury, the pope said, alluding perhaps to the conflict with al-Shabab militants who have inflicted multiple terrorist strikes on this mostly Christian nation.
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