(RNS) The remarks by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga are a sign that Catholic leaders in Latin America are worried that fetal abnormalities caused by the virus will be used as leverage to ease the region’s generally strict abortion laws.
ROME (RNS) Berhane spoke recently at a Rome conference on Christian persecution in the hopes others might learn of the grievous human rights violations in her native land.
(RNS) The Religion Newswriters Association asked its members to rank the 10 top religion stories of 2015. Here’s the list.
INDIANAPOLIS – “We’re the ones who need a special protected-class status, because we’re the ones that are being attacked by everybody,” says Rev. Ron Johnson Jr. of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.
(RNS) The 208-year-old school calls the move part of “a bold new direction” as it vies to stop running big deficits and struggles to find a financially sustainable model.
ST. LOUIS — “It is impossible to be grateful and hateful at the same time,” the pastor’s son told hundreds of members of the Church of God in Christ. “We have to have an attitude of gratitude.”
ST. LOUIS — The Church of God in Christ, or COGIC, is the largest African-American Pentecostal denomination. For one week each year, members converge for Holy Convocation, in which their charismatic faith is on display.
Justices will consider cases filed by Roman Catholic groups including the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of nuns that runs care homes for the elderly, and other Christian denominations.