(RNS) Justice Roy Moore ruled that the state’s probate judges have a “ministerial duty” not to violate Alabama’s “Sanctity of Marriage” laws.
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.
(RNS) Larycia Hawkins was suspended in December after college officials said her theological statements “seemed inconsistent” with the evangelical college’s doctrines.
(RNS) In new diary translations, we may see Anne Frank differently — perhaps more as a Jew who knew that questioning the world is a gift from God.
(RNS) In the age of the megachurch, meet some very small congregations that defy the odds for survival and thrive by “being all you can be in a religious setting.”
(RNS) A new survey shows “religious freedom is now in the eye of the beholder,” said Charles Haynes, of the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute.
(RNS) The president and Hillary Clinton are tops on the list but The Donald and the pontiff were also “top of mind” for many Americans when asked who they most admired.
Gov. Matt Bevin said he would change the forms that had drawn objections from Kim Davis and some other clerks.
(RNS) What does Donald Trump believe? Ted Cruz? Hillary Clinton? The RNS series, 5 Faith Facts, offers the religious background for the leading candidates for each party’s nomination for the 2016 presidential election.
(RNS) Church at Christmastime is not just about pageants and parties and family. Jesus makes the difference in drawing crowds — including many unbelievers, a new survey finds.