From the death penalty fiasco in Oklahoma to the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” — again — plus a lot of religion news from the world of entertainment. Or is that redundant by this point?
Archives: April 2014
(RNS) The United Methodist Church opposes same-sex marriage. But now same-sex spouses of some church employees can receive church benefits.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Trying yet again with new voices added to their cause, more than 250 evangelical pastors came to Washington on Tuesday to continue their push for Congress to enact immigration reform.
(RNS) A three-word tweet from Pope Francis — in Latin — about inequality left some conservatives dazed and confused over Catholic teachings on economics, or rather Pope Francis’ interpretation of them.
“The spacious apartment like many residences in the old palaces of the Vatican is being dutifully restored (at my expense). It has been given to me to use temporarily and after me it will benefit someone else. As Pope St. John XXIII used to say, ‘I do not stop to pick up the stones that are thrown […]
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “There is much work ahead, so we can expect it to be done not this year but the next,” said the Vatican’s chief spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi.
(RNS) Call them al-Qaida fanatics, Taliban lunatics or Muslim Brotherhood extremists. Just don’t associate my faith with their actions.
(RNS) Observant Christians are concerned about global extreme poverty but skeptical that it can be ended in the next 25 years.
(RNS) J.D. Winteregg, the Tea Party candidate challenging the House speaker in the 8th District north of Cincinnati, has been an adjunct professor of French at Cedarville University for three years.