VATICAN CITY (RNS) The front page article in L’Osservatore Romano likened the exhibit in Garland, Texas, to pouring “gasoline on the fire” of religious sensitivities and was critical of its sponsors.
(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (RNS) A 7.8-magnitude earthquake shattered many of Nepal’s most famous religious sites but doesn’t seem to have shaken the faith of its people.
(RNS) Christian leaders have issued a call to civil authorities to preserve “the unique meaning of marriage in the law” — but also to “protect the rights of those with differing views of marriage.”
(RNS) The latest episode of “Dig” on the USA Network serves up a heady cocktail of trapdoors, secret chambers and mysterious torch-lit beach rituals.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The blood of Christians and other religious minorities is reddening the Middle East. So why hasn’t President Obama chosen a special envoy to address their plight?
(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.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Shabab militants have targeted government offices, U.N. facilities, the airport, the president’s palace, hotels and restaurants in their bid to overthrow the government.