WASHINGTON (RNS) Brittany Maynard’s choice to die prompts a look at the values and vocabulary of death, dying and decisions people make at the end of their days.
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) The denomination’s top court upheld a June decision to reinstate the Rev. Frank Schaefer’s ministerial credentials after a trial court defrocked the Pennsylvania pastor last year.
You’re free to be religious, litigious, and humorous today before Halloween — or mid-term election campaign ads — scare you. But first, check our roundup.
Are you a post-Christian or a Franciscan nun? (Ya gotta love the test-yourself world.) Today’s roundup has E-bowl-a, Mormon polygamy and more.
(RNS) About four in 10 Americans are “post-Christian” — it takes a wedding or funeral to get them into a church. Take the quiz to find out if you’re one of them.
(RNS) Those four in 10 Americans who check “Christian” box on a survey, but never go to church, may really be post-Christian.
Eric Holder is out, Ferguson is roiling, and Jonathan Merritt is in a showdown over spanking and Scripture. And there’s more…
WASHINGTON (RNS) White evangelicals, more than any other religious group, worry that the government will interfere with their religious liberty.