We made a sex tape. Some hopeful Mormons thought their rules on weddings had changed. And the Klinghoffer opera goes up at the Met — but not without a hitch.
Author Archives: Lauren Markoe
About Lauren Markoe
Lauren Markoe covered government and features as a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years before joining the Religion News Service staff in 2011. She was Washington correspondent for The State (Columbia, S.C.), where she won a 2004 first prize for feature writing from the National Association of Black Journalists. She also covered government for the Charlotte Observer and the Massachusetts statehouse for the Patriot Ledger. Markoe holds B.A. in history from Yale University and an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In the wake of Washington’s “peeping rabbi” scandal, some Jewish women say a focus simply on hardware isn’t enough to keep mikvahs safe and sacred.
(RNS) The Diocese of Fort Worth, not far from the Dallas hospital where three Ebola cases have been diagnosed, is trying to limit human contact during Mass.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Accused of spying on naked women, one of D.C.’s most prominent rabbis has been suspended without pay.
(RNS) The campaign was designed to counter the anti-Islam ads that appeared months ago on D.C. city buses and still circulate on New York City buses.
The Vatican gets as friendly as it ever has with gay Catholics. In Texas, a Mass for the nurse with Ebola. And where are all the American nuns?
(RNS) A new report says American Christians would do more to help the poor if their pastors were less timid about asking them to open their wallets.
God grabs the check at North Carolina diner. Better quit saying “living in sin.” And a look at the Texas church tending to the family of man known as the first U.S. case of Ebola.
(RNS) In the first religion case of the Supreme Court season, a Muslim prisoner asks for the right to grow a very short beard.