Bulgarians celebrate an icy epiphany with an old tradition. Everyone is using Pope Francis for their own message, it seems. The Church of England is tweaking language about sin and the Devil in christening ceremonies.
Author Archives: Sarah Pulliam Bailey
About Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Sarah Pulliam Bailey joined RNS as a national correspondent at RNS in 2013. Bailey most recently worked as managing editor for Odyssey Networks, covering religion through multimedia. Before that, she spent four years as online editor for Christianity Today.
NEW YORK (RNS) Now the mayor will have to navigate the lack of his own religious identity within a city as religiously diverse as New York.
(RNS) The 21-point difference between college graduates and high school graduates who believe in evolution, for example, is less stark than the 49-point difference between mainline Protestants and evangelicals.
A church nativity scene is featuring Trayvon Martin in place of baby Jesus. A “Snake Salvation” star will face a grand jury. And the New York Times examines President Obama’s church attendance.
(RNS) Suspended for his comments about sexuality and race, Phil Robertson, the patriarch of A&E’s popular “Duck Dynasty” reality show, was reinstated Friday.
(RNS) The year 2013 ushered in a number of data milestones in American public opinion on issues such as same-sex marriage and personal freedoms.
(RNS) Each year, the nonprofit Help-Portrait pulls together professional photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists to spend one Saturday taking free portraits of people who normally can’t afford it.
Forget Christmas wars. Culture wars are all the rage. Duck Dynasty battles continue. And Mecca has a new governor.
(RNS) “It seems to me people are tolerant of views except Christianity,” said Mike Kellett, the pastor to the extended Robertson clan on “Duck Dynasty.” “I don’t have anything to say about the wording in it. I would express things differently, but that’s Phil.”