(RNS) Leaders of Catholic and Reformed churches have signed an agreement to recognize each other’s sacraments of baptism in a public step toward unity among groups often divided by doctrine.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican’s culture ministry warned that the Catholic Church risks losing future generations if it doesn’t learn how to understand young people, their language and their culture.
(RNS) Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Lawrence Wright talks to Religion News Service about his new book “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood & the Prison of Belief.”
(RNS) A new survey shows that more than a quarter of Americans think God will help decide the winner of Sunday’s Super Bowl. But that doesn’t help the Almighty’s football-loving followers, especially Christians who may need divine wisdom to separate the saints from the sinners in the matchup between the Ravens and the 49ers.
(RNS) “The fact that we have a President who has views or policies that contradict what we believe as Christians — that should drive us to our knees as a nation, not focus attention on an individual who personifies things we disagree with. That’s not helpful. It’s not going to make any difference. It doesn’t [...]
Religious programmers are producing halftime shows of their own. The #MyJihad campaign stops at D.C. Metro stations. A growing group of Orthodox Jews has prompted the Forverts to resume daily publication.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (RNS) Evangelical theologian David Lamb tackles some of the Bible’s most troubling passages in his book, “God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?” His answer: yes and no.
(RNS) Whether to avoid the raunch, or simply to capture part of the Super Bowl’s supersized audience, some religion-oriented programmers are producing their own halftime shows.