(RNS) The number of people living on $1.25 or less a day has dropped in half since 1990. Now, the World Bank and religious groups want to bring that number to zero.
(RNS) When Patricia Raybon’s daughter converted to Islam, it almost ruined their relationship. But their struggle has become a model for sharing life with those of other faiths.
ROME (Reuters) Elio Toaff was Rome’s chief rabbi in 1986 when then-Pope John Paul II made the first visit by a Roman Catholic pontiff to a synagogue in nearly 2,000 years.
NEW YORK (RNS) Everyone wants religions to get along and play nice. But is that even possible, and would it do any good?
(RNS) If Jews do not allow the world to compare the Holocaust to other genocides, then its relevance to the world will wither.
(RNS) I know how American Jews would be reacting if it had been Jewish students who were killed. We can only hope that Christian priests and pastors will do the same: Speak out about the lethal persecution of Christians.
NEW YORK (RNS) A rabbi, a minister, an imam and a cardinal walked into … a radio studio for a serious discussion on religious tensions.
NEW YORK (RNS) Good Friday has often been a day of dread and death for many Jews, but it doesn’t need to be that way.