(RNS) Fear has ratcheted up in the wake of attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, a new survey finds. And reactions to mass shootings vary by the religious identity of the killers.
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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) Christians and Jews, Muslims and Mormons are pressing leaders to forcefully address climate change. They’re powered by deep belief that a just society requires this.
(RNS) The U.S has no clear ideological campaign to fight ISIS or Islamists and President Obama is ducking reality by refusing to label Islamic terrorism, said a panel of progressive Muslims.
(RNS) Attendance is still high but individuals worship less often and Gen-Xers are drifting away, according to a new study of 2,000-member-plus congregations.
(RNS) But on Cyber Monday, the self-appointed guardians of “Christ in Christmas” advertising can’t see you on line to assess your devotion to the “Christmas” word.
(RNS) The film may draw more viewers eager to see Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton than folks outraged by a 2002 newspaper expose showing the Boston’s Catholic Church leaders covered up for predatory priests.
(RNS) Anxiety looms on all fronts and Americans are split — 49 percent to 49 percent — on whether “America’s best days are ahead of us or behind us.”
(RNS) A dance critic finds the animating spirit of grace in athletes, entertainers, rock show roadies and politicians.
(RNS) The official debate topic is economic issues, but it might be hard to quell mention of Donald Trump’s religious dig at Ben Carson.