(RNS) Rubio is a cradle Catholic who dipped his toes into Mormonism and attended a Southern Baptist megachurch.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The foreign ministry called its ambassador to the Holy See back to Ankara, and summoned the Vatican’s ambassador, saying Francis’ remarks had caused a “problem of trust” in diplomatic relations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) She ties her commitment to social activism — particularly for the poor and vulnerable — to a lifelong faith that challenges, guides and comforts her.
(RNS) There are four main characters named Thomas in PBS’ “Wolf Hall.” Here’s a who’s who and a look at why these four Thomases are important to religion today.
NEW YORK (RNS) The problem with Christian-specific events — especially those run under the best of intentions, as Christian Fashion Week appeared to be — is that they hermetically seal off any good intentions from reaching the secular world.
NEW YORK (Reuters) The initial goal of raising $25,000 for the owners of an Indiana pizza shop was rapidly left behind and the drive raised a staggering $842,000 before it was closed.
(RNS) I don’t want to see any more kids throw themselves off of a bridge or in front of a train because we as a society have told them they are less worthy because they are “different.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Grace notes,” as she calls them, are the gifts that are “undeserved but bestowed by the everyday joys, beauties, kindnesses, pleasures of life that can strike a deep chord of connection between us and the divine.”
SALT LAKE CITY — No other religious group identifies so strongly with one party, although some come close.