WASHINGTON (RNS) But beware, said LifeWay Research director Ed Stetzer: “If you don’t like diversity, you’re really not going to like heaven.”
(RNS) Graham said the call to prayer includes the words “Allahu Akbar,” or “God is great,” which was shouted by Islamist militants during last week’s deadly attacks across Paris.
(RNS) “They used to call them the civil rights twins — he and Dr. King,” recalled Terrie Randolph, who was Ralph Abernathy’s secretary when he became president of SCLC after King’s death. “You wouldn’t see one without the other.”
(RNS) Pope Francis said Thursday (Jan. 15) he plans to canonize 18th-century Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra during the papal visit to the U.S. in September, an indication that the pontiff may be mulling a stop near the U.S.-Mexico border.
(RNS) A Napa Valley winery has always displayed its Catholic roots quietly, but a new “Cabernet FRANCis” is showing off its allegiance — and has gained some attention from il Papa himself.
(RNS) Pope Francis said there were limits to self-expression when it involved insulting or ridiculing people’s faith.
As ethno-religious conflicts and extremism hinder Myanmar’s democratic reforms, faith leaders across the country emphasize the need for interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance.
(RNS) Feinberg decided to see the experience as an opportunity to rediscover a cornerstone Christian virtue: joy.
(RNS) Many Catholic conservatives view Francis’ ecological push as further evidence of the liberal tilt of his papacy.
(RNS) EXCERPT: How do you go back to the treatment that promises to be more painful and unpredictable than the last?