NEW YORK (RNS) Pope Francis hopes his upcoming encyclical on climate change will influence the next round of talks in Paris on global warming.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) “I am quite confident that the Bible’s distinguished place in history will not be diminished in the absence of a state’s endorsement,” state Attorney General Herbert Slatery said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Gospel music is what fuels my love of music in general,” first lady Michelle Obama said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) If the holdouts eventually abandon their religious opposition to homosexuality, it will be because of persuasion, not coercion.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) In a quick visit to Jerusalem, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had their toddler daughter, North West, baptized on Monday at a 12th century Armenian church in the old walled city.
(RNS) It’s time we stopped being naive about the current state of American democracy: These are ugly times, and the forces of decency in both parties are under assault.
(RNS) Support from U.S. Catholic bishops and an alliance of mainline and evangelical leaders are more fodder for the White House as it wages a political battle for approval of a nuclear agreement with Iran.
(RNS) The petition to fire the teacher, titled “Stop Public Hate Speech of Teachers,” was started by an alumnus and picked up steam after several celebrities called attention to it.
(RNS) Nigerian Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon’s appointment has drawn criticism from gay groups who pointed out that he has a history of anti-gay statements.