(RNS) “There are people in our community that … are only going to sit down and listen to you talk about separation of church and state for so long,” said Kimberly Veal, a Chicago-based black atheist.
(RNS) The Christian ethicist said he does not want to be seen as taking sides in a conflict between the administration and its faculty.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) After perestroika, Russians couldn’t get enough evangelical preaching. These days, Ignatenkov said, people are indifferent.
(RNS) The 10 seminaries represent mainline Protestant, Catholic, evangelical and black church traditions.
(RNS) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author explains how church, faith and theology influence her books.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Argentine pope is currently the 5-2 favorite to win the award, which will be announced by the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, on Friday.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Jeff and Alice Heinzen of La Crosse, Wis., told the pope and 180 bishops attending a synod devoted to family issues that they were alarmed by the number of young people born out of wedlock or living with divorced parents.
(RNS) The project shows the power of harnessing online media — in this case, the crowdfunding site Indiegogo — to push back against hate speech from a reviled source.
NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in “train wrecks.” Their time has passed.