ROME (RNS) The two artists said there was no way they would depict the Prophet Muhammad out of their great respect for Islam, but stressed they did not intend to offend any religion.
(RNS) Everything you need to know for the Jewish High Holy Days, from shofar to tashlich to Kol Nidre.
(RNS) Jewish New Year’s resolutions aren’t grounded in Jewish law. But some Jews like to make them anyway.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI made reconciliation with traditionalist Catholics a top priority, but was roundly criticized when one of the rehabilitated bishops turned out to be a vocal Holocaust denier.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “He said first it was your turn and now it is our turn. In other words, first Jews suffered savage attacks that were met with the world’s silence and now it is Christians who are being annihilated and the world is silent.”
(RNS) The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, resigned last week after he wrote a controversial New York Times letter.
(RNS) The Texas senator is heckled off the stage at a conference to protect Middle Eastern Christians after he calls Israel an ally.
(RNS) Slated to return to Iraq this year, at least parts of the Iraqi Jewish Archive will tour the country.