(RNS) 2014 was the year that saw a new Guinness World Record for “Most sticky notes on the body in five minutes.” But at least five religious records were also smashed in 2014, and there are at least five more you can try to beat in 2015.
Author Archives: Tiffany McCallen
About Tiffany McCallen
Tiffany McCallen rejoins the RNS team in 2014 as the interactive and engagement editor. McCallen has 14 years of experience in religion and media, having worked most recently as the national community manager for the three-year Faith & Values (FAVS) project. Prior to that McCallen was associate director of the Religion Newswriters Association and handled sales and marketing for RNS. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Otterbein University.
Religion News Service’s regional hubs — the Faith & Values news sites — debut their first team series, “From Bullets to Burnings: Religion & Violence in America.” Part 1: The Business of Church Safety In its first weeklong series, Faith & Values news explores what happens when violence crosses thresholds in churches, synagogues and mosques. […]
PEORIA, Ill. (RNS) When Max and Nancy Carson got married at St. Ann Catholic Church in 1974, the organ music was accompanied by the unmistakable sound of balls crashing into bowling pins from the basement. But now church bowling alleys are a dying breed, with fewer than 200 remaining in the U.S. By Judy Keen.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Imam Mahdi Bray is feeling a sense of deja vu these days, with threats and attacks on Muslims reviving memories of his younger days working and marching alongside civil rights activists. “For me and for America, these types of things have happened over and over again,” said Bray, of the Muslim American Society. […]