WASHINGTON (RNS) “We can never forget as we celebrate, as we remember … that it was that faith and the spirit of God itself that fueled, that infused the movement that led to great change and transformation,” said the Rev. Bernice King.
(RNS) Tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall on Aug. 24, 2013 to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. Religion News Service interviewed people of faith at the commemoration about what it meant to them.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The State Department’s new point man on religious engagement is a professor of Christian ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington and a former adviser to President Obama’s campaign and other Democrats on outreach to religious voters.
Churches of all types are coming together to invite everyone Back to Church on September 15, 2013. This “Pastor Rap” video promotes the event.
While there were hundreds of weddings conducted on the historic day in Minnesota, there were also, potentially, hundreds of churches across the state that have not developed a formal policy on the issue yet.
(RNS) While it is a long-established Vatican practice to send messages to the world’s religious leaders on their major holy days, those greetings are usually signed by the Vatican’s department for interfaith dialogue. This time, Pope Francis personally extended his greetings ahead of Eid al-Fitr, the conclusion of Ramadan.
What do you think happens after death? Take a look at what these mid-Missourians had to say – then share your response in the comments section.
Inspired by the popular Superbowl commercial for Ram trucks , Fred Thompson narrates this tribute to patriots.