TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) A respected Christian seminary and a Orthodox Jewish yeshiva should not receive state grants for infrastructure upgrades, two leading church-state watchdog groups say.
Archives: June 2013
CRANFORD, N.J. (RNS) Steven Nagy is the man who ran toward Anthony Whalen as he lay dying on the side of the road and stayed with him, whispering prayers into his ear, as he took his last breath. And that image has helped Whalen’s grieving mother find solace.
(RNS) Christian conservatives should acknowledge that modern popular culture is here to stay, and use that platform to produce Christian-themed films that will also have quality and popular appeal, said Santorum, the new CEO of EchoLight Studios.
(RNS) On July 1, marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Schmucker Hall, located on the campus of Lutheran Theological Seminary, will reopen as a museum depicting the epic battle, the costly war and the complex role of faith.
The LDS church ponders fewer doorbell-ringers and more missionaries online. Bono discusses Jesus. And a rabbi is twice accused of impersonating a police officer.
(RNS) Our consumer economy does not want to allow us to move beyond the shallow and self-centered and to attain maturity, perspective, wisdom, and that most holy of virtues: giving up one’s own needs for the good of the other.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) After years of simmering tensions with Pope Benedict XVI, Jewish groups say they have a partner in Pope Francis following their first official meeting on Monday.
(RNS) At a time when the country is becoming less religious and liberal politicians shy away from faith-based rhetoric, this Disciples of Christ minister, steeped in the African-American church tradition, has emerged as a galvanizing force in North Carolina’s pushback against the Republican-dominated legislature.