(RNS) Anglicans feel decisions Episcopalians made regarding gay clergy (they got ’em), same-sex marriage (they do ’em) are out of line with what the the majority of Anglicans consider Christian doctrine.
Author Archives: Kimberly Winston
About Kimberly Winston
Kimberly Winston is a freelance religion reporter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, USA Today, The Washington Post, The San Jose Mercury News and Newsweek. Since 2011, she has covered atheism and other forms of freethought for Religion News Service. In 2014, she received a Wilbur Award for best online news story from the Religion Communicators Council and in 2005 she was the recipient of the American Academy of Religion’s award for best in-depth religion reporting. She is the author of three books, including Bead One, Pray Too: A Guide to Making and Using Prayer Beads (Morehouse, 2008). She is a 1994 graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
(RNS) The vote by Anglican Communion primates to demote the Episcopal Church may have been led by more conservative African Anglican bishops.
(RNS) Once again, the Secular Coalition for America has turned to an outsider to lead its 18 member organizations.
(RNS) What is a Sunni and who is a Shiite and why do they hate each other? That and other answers to the biggest divide roiling Islam today.
(RNS) A crop of December movies have strong religious themes, both Christian and Jewish, and there are a few for the skeptical and the atheist as well.
(RNS) Look around. The Virgin Mary is everywhere — tattoos, roadside shrines, phone cases, even drawstring pants. The mother of Jesus, it seems, can be all things to all people.
(RNS) Was it “a star, a star dancing in the night,” or was it something more dramatic, like a supernova or even a UFO? There is science behind the manger story. Let us ‘Splain …
(RNS) Card companies are increasingly recognizing the conflicting emotions Christmas, Hanukkah and even Kwanzaa can inspire.
(RNS) The Religion Newswriters Association asked its members to rank the 10 top religion stories of 2015. Here’s the list.