(RNS) The 243-44 vote marks the next step in a decades-long consideration of an issue that has divided the worldwide denomination, which time and again has voted to not permit women’s ordination.
(RNS) The conflict between conscience and authority is the pre-eminent battle underlying the debates at the Vatican’s Synod on the Family.
(RNS) Brian Houston took the witness stand to answer questions on his handling of child sex abuse allegations against his late father.
(RNS) The Christian ethicist said he does not want to be seen as taking sides in a conflict between the administration and its faculty.
(RNS) The Pulitzer Prize-winning author explains how church, faith and theology influence her books.
NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in “train wrecks.” Their time has passed.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Given its standards for members’ conduct, the group won’t accept all Christians. And many who do qualify may not choose the plan as their exclusive means of paying for health care.