(RNS) An atheist group prompted the ouster but public outcry led the brass to reverse course Friday (Aug. 15).
Author Archives: Cathy Lynn Grossman
About Cathy Lynn Grossman
Award-winning journalist Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for RNS, where she specializes in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality, and social and biomedical ethics. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper. Grossman also blogs for RNS at Faith & Reason.
In 1965, clergy joined the march on Selma for civil rights. Today, voices of faith are in the streets and on social media calling for justice in Ferguson.
We’ve got Pastor Mark’s misdeeds catching up to him; Richard Dawkins digging in, Iraq and Gaza updates — and some laughs.
(RNS) A college degree used to mean people were more likely to lose religion. Now, people are losing religion whether they went to college or not.
(RNS) Young adults born to pagan parents are a lot like their peers of all faiths: They do spirituality their own way and many don’t do it at all.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Most Americans can make a “pretty clear distinction between the problem of the children arriving from Central America and the problem of illegal immigration in general,” PRRI’s Robert P. Jones said.
(RNS) It’s the symbol for “Nazarene,” or Christian, used by Islamists in Iraq to brand Christian properties as part of their effort to drive out an ancient Christian community.
Life (endangered), liberty (maybe enhanced or endangered, depending on your LGBT views) and the pursuit of happiness — all in today’s religion news round up.