(RNS) Everything you need to know about Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the 40-day period of reflection, penance and fasting in Lent.
KIEV, Ukraine (RNS) Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov is neither Ukrainian Orthodox nor Eastern Rite Catholic, and that may be the key to his success at a time when fissures between East and West are threatening to split the country, analysts say.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds the rapid shift toward favoring LGBT rights in the past decade has a wide impact on American religious and political life.
(RNS) The Christian school had fired the group one month before it planned to release the findings of its 13-month review.
NEW YORK (RNS) The practice of reclaiming and eating food that has been discarded is populated mostly by nonreligious people. But for Gio Andollo, Dumpster diving is an act of faith, one that is motivated by a biblical mandate to care for the Earth.
(RNS) Pharmacist Phillip M. Hall, a Baptist, believes Plan B contraceptives cause abortions and he refused to dispense them.
(RNS) Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College in Matthews, N.C., claims it’s the first in the world to use a robot to study the ethics of emerging technologies.
(RNS) Christian leaders, including megachurch pastors Rick Warren and Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami, plan to rent every screen in numerous multiplex theaters in 10 cities for the upcoming Jesus film, “Son of God.”
BOSTON (RNS) Since May, a giant aluminum sculpture depicting a cross-sectioned chambered nautilus has been lighting up the pediment in a brilliant blue and turning heads at one of the city’s busiest corners.