President Obama praised Bostonians for standing up “in the face of evil” at an interfaith prayer service following Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelicals’ tentative endorsement of the Senate’s immigration blueprint could be key because more than any other religious group, white evangelicals harbor the most reservations about opening citizenship to immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A candidate for sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama Thursday (April 11) at the White House.
WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama will award the Medal of Honor this week to an Army chaplain who died in a POW camp during the Korean War — a pretty big deal if Emil Kapaun wasn’t already a candidate for sainthood
(RNS) More than half of Americans think the Bible has too little influence on a culture in moral decline, yet only one in five Americans read the Bible on a regular basis, according to a new survey.
(RNS) Lego is defending its Star Wars-based Jabba the Hutt toy set after recently being accused of racism by a Turkish cultural group.
(RNS) Though the project may seem heretical to some Christians, a group of scholars has added 10 new texts to the New Testament, including some that were rejected by the early church and others that just came to light in the last century.
WASHINGTON (RNS) For supporters of gay marriage, Tuesday’s arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court show just how far this debate has come: It’s no longer “if” gay marriage will be accepted and legal, but “how” and “when.”
(RNS) Surrounded by baskets of fish and bread, with the Capitol at their backs, clergy attacked the Republican budget plan that came before the House on Wednesday.