(RNS) Kim Davis objected. But does the pope agree with her conscience?
(RNS) “Deal fairly and openly with causes of scandal when they occur, within the framework of the law,” the guide says.
(RNS) “Death with dignity” or “legalized suicide”? Gov. Jerry Brown could sign a bill making his the most populous state to allow physician-assisted dying — or veto it.
ATLANTA (RNS) Pope Francis and contemporary Roman Catholicism oppose the death penalty. This is a huge change from the past. How do religious traditions decide when doctrines should, or should not, be updated?
(RNS) Her newest book, “Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People,” expands on her trademark exploration of finding God in the unexpected.
(RNS) One wonders whether Carson’s rhetoric about Muslims would at all be tempered if he recalled the example of beleaguered Seventh-day Adventists staring down forced Sabbath-keeping.
(RNS) The loss of the South American partnerships comes on top of the 50 U.S. congregations that formally split from the 1.8 million-member denomination since it allowed ministers to celebrate same-sex marriages.
Muslim in the White House? Thomas Jefferson got tagged with allegations he was a Muslim or maybe a Jew or an atheist.
(RNS) There are more than 2,000 passages in the Bible that speak to the issues of poverty, justice, fair treatment for the vulnerable and the ethic of love. Indeed, these issues are central to our faith.