Catholics and Protestants push for immigration reform. The American Bible Society is pursuing a .Bible domain. Latest Nixon tapes chock full of ugly anti-Semitic remarks.
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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.
A family lost at sea is back home. Lutherans (ELCA) elect a first female presiding bishop. Violence in Egypt, Syria mars Arab Spring.
BREVARD, N.C. (RNS) “The Christianity I grew up with was about a personal relationship with Jesus,” says Fred Bahnson, a godfather of the church garden movement. “Our care for the Earth never seemed to enter the conversation.”
Today is the last day of Ramadan. U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan, declares himself a holy warrior and says “I am the shooter.” Dinosaurs and biblical characters co-existed, says Ken Ham.
About 40 nuns lost their composure when they greeted Pope Francis. Anthony Weiner is not a punch line but the tabloids love him. A wholesome horror flick?
Rolling Stone’s Boston bomber cover story tells of a teen looking for something to latch onto. England offers gays marriage, but not in Anglican or Catholic churches. NYC, America’s most saintly?
DarrylStrawberry loves the Bible more than the game. Christians in northern Sudan face deportations, arrests. Uncle Frank will ditch the popemobile in next week’s Catholic World Youth Day.
Muslims fasting from food and drink know the drill. Keep physical activity to a minimum. Some Republican lawmakers are concerned religious expression in the military is “under attack.” A study shows choir singers’ heart rates are synchronized.
At least 40 Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi are shot dead. Explosions rock a Buddhist temple near the Bodhi tree. Pope Francis travels to Sicily to draw attention to migrant plight.