WASHINGTON (RNS) Everyone on Twitter is learning that a hashtag cuts both ways — it can be hijacked or lampooned by detractors, and it’s a key way that online activists are pushing back against opposing messages or what some might even call hate speech.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) Grace Cathedral, begun in 1928, is now an epicenter of spirituality in the City by the Bay. Fifty years after its formal completion, the landmark cathedral attracts pilgrims from around the world.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelicals are a key voting bloc for the GOP, but on immigration some are taking a pragmatic step away from the party.
(RNS) A new claim that Jesus and Mary Magdalene were married (and had kids!) has been widely dismissed by experts. But that won’t be the last we’ll hear of this theory. Here’s why.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) On Monday (Nov. 17), the church’s two most senior leaders, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu, signed the change into church, or canon, law.
(RNS) To those who say that religion is inherently violent, Karen Armstrong responds with “Fields of Blood,” a book that walks through thousands of years of human history, religion and warfare.
MIAMI (RNS) People gave a wide variety of reasons for abandoning the Catholic Church. The most common answer was people saying they wanted a more personal connection with God.
WASHINGTON (RNS) What can you believe about gays and still call yourself an evangelical? And who gets to decide?