Pew has a new survey out on how different religions feel about each other. For instance, white evangelicals give their highest warmth score to Jews, but that warmth is not reciprocated. Jews gave evangelicals overall a much cooler score in return.
Bishop Vinton Anderson, the first African American president of the World Council of Churches and a major mentor in ecumenism, has died.
Days after the Church of England voted to allow women to become bishops, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby decided to quit an exclusive gentlemen’s club in London, which opposed admitting female members earlier this year.
Nepal has reversed a decision to allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated on its soil after pressure from China.
A treasure house of Yiddish is preparing to close. The Congress for Jewish Culture, founded in 1948 by a group of Yiddish writers and intellectuals to promote the language and culture, is shutting its Manhattan office.
As the digital version of “Noah” releases this week, the construction of the film’s ark is revealed in a new clip.
Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting from fossil fuel companies. Efforts are underway to move the climate change debate from its hot-button political and scientific moorings to one based on theological morality.
Runner’s World has a piece on when running and religion collide, how religious holidays like Ramadan impact athletes.
Also, an Iowa priest is also a play-by-play baseball announcer.
Angola Prison, once known as the bloodiest prison in the nation, has become one that mixes faith.
In the new ‘The Devilers’ comic book, exorcists convene to stop hell from breaking loose.