Religious extremists in Israel are becoming more brazen. Sunday’s World Cup final is a battle of papal allegiance. Calvary Baptist Church in Washington ordains a transgender pastor.
Author Archives: Yonat Shimron
About Yonat Shimron
Yonat Shimron joined RNS in April, 2011 and became managing editor in 2013. She was the religion reporter for The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. from 1996 to 2011. During that time she won numerous awards. She is a past president of the Religion Newswriters Association.
Twitter has rolled out a bunch of interactive features to mark Ramadan. The Supremes reject the buffer zone outside abortion clinics. The Huntsville City Council suffers from collywobbles.
Heidi Thompson, a senior marketing executive with extensive experience working with faith-based communities, has been named Religion News Service’s new publisher after a national search.
(RNS) The decision affects only those churches in the Northern Province, the largest of the denomination’s three provinces in the U.S. and Canada.
Presbyterians vote to allow same-sex marriage ceremonies. The CIA developed a custom-made Osama bin Laden action figure. The place where yoga originated.
Today is Friday the 13th and there’s a full moon. Soccer has many similarities with religion. What is ISIS?
Nearly 30 percent of Americans take the Bible literally. Thomas Nelson will publish a Duck Dynasty Bible. Matthew Vines on same-sex sex in the Bible.
Membership in the Southern Baptist Convention declines. A Pennsylvania church opens a drive-through window. Lesbians in Berlin have a cemetery to themselves.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) The journey of the ashes from Dachau to Durham is a remarkable story of a soldier’s witness to the atrocities of the Holocaust and his son’s commitment to finding them an honorable resting place.