The booklet of 20 stamps features 10 still frames from the 1965 TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas” celebrating the classic’s 50th anniversary.
The “Every Living Thing” initiative will begin a yearlong effort to engage Christians in dialogue around the biblical mandate to care for animals.
(RNS) The Bible and “Fifty Shades of Grey” share more than a few raunchy sex scenes. For Banned Books Week and International Blasphemy Rights Day (Sept. 30), these eight titles are still too hot to handle.
ATLANTA (RNS) Pope Francis and contemporary Roman Catholicism oppose the death penalty. This is a huge change from the past. How do religious traditions decide when doctrines should, or should not, be updated?
ATLANTA — The pope called for commuting to better reflect “justice and mercy.” The clemency board disagreed and Gissendaner, who had studied theology during her prison years, was executed by lethal injection.
(RNS) The pope reportedly met secretly with the born-again Christian, who has become a hero of the religious right for going to jail rather than issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
NEW YORK (RNS) The yearlong “Forever Grateful” farewell tour begins in February and will include approximately 90 dates and a performance at Carnegie Hall.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Philadelphia magazine crafts its own version of the Obama “Hope” poster to commemorate you-know-who’s historic visit to the city.
(RNS) Her newest book, “Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People,” expands on her trademark exploration of finding God in the unexpected.