(RNS) The Evangelical Covenant Church bills itself as “evangelical, but not exclusive; biblical, but not doctrinaire; traditional, but not rigid.”
(RNS) On Monday (Feb. 16), Uganda celebrated the life and ministry of Archbishop Janani Luwum, who was murdered on the orders of Idi Amin.
YANGON, Myanmar (RNS) The persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority has attracted the most international attention, but in Chin State, a predominantly Christian population faces its own challenges and restrictions.
ROME (Reuters) “It would be perilous for us, as leaders of the Church, to consider that the scandal of clergy sexual abuse is for the most part a matter of history and not a pressing concern here and now,” said Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley.
CAIRO (RNS) The families of the victims had been holding protests and meetings since the abductions in an effort to prod the Egyptian government to secure their release but had received little support or information, according to people in contact with the families.
(RNS) Lent isn’t in the Bible, and neither is Ash Wednesday. So where did they come from? Let us ‘splain …
ROME (RNS) New Ways Ministry and a similar Catholic LGBT organization in Britain are finding support from the Catholic hierarchy in their efforts to meet the pontiff.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Be they Catholic, Orthodox, Copts, Lutherans, it doesn’t matter: They’re Christian! The blood is the same: It is the blood which confesses Christ,” Francis said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) No president can make religious rhetoric work without getting buffeted by critics from all directions, experts say.