(RNS) The show engages in some bold revisionism by depicting More not as a saint but as “a heresy-hunting, scrupulous prig,” as the Catholic writer George Weigel put it.
(RNS) Support from U.S. Catholic bishops and an alliance of mainline and evangelical leaders are more fodder for the White House as it wages a political battle for approval of a nuclear agreement with Iran.
(RNS) Nigerian Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon’s appointment has drawn criticism from gay groups who pointed out that he has a history of anti-gay statements.
(RNS) Rubio is a cradle Catholic who dipped his toes into Mormonism and attended a Southern Baptist megachurch.
SALT LAKE CITY — No other religious group identifies so strongly with one party, although some come close.
NEW YORK (RNS) A rabbi, a minister, an imam and a cardinal walked into … a radio studio for a serious discussion on religious tensions.
(RNS) At the same time that the Southern Baptist Convention apologizes for its complicity in racial oppression and urges racial reconciliation, the denomination remains a vocal proponent of capital punishment.
(RNS) If Southern Baptists’ public posture remains primarily a catalog of concerns of aggrieved white conservatives, they shouldn’t be surprised if few black folks come along.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Russell Moore said the work of racial reconciliation isn’t just for people whose “bedsheets have eyeholes,” he said, referring to the Ku Klux Klan. It’s for articulate people whose racism finds expression in complex and indirect ways.