(RNS) Some doubted whether the Protestants and Jews of the Christian-Jewish Roundtable would ever come together again. They did.
Across a lifetime, there are a handful of relationships in which both parties swear that they are getting the better part of the deal than the other, in which both swear that they are receiving the bigger blessing.
(RNS) How many popes have been made saints? What’s the “devil’s advocate”? Find out in this drive-by tour of the process of making saints.
“Thirty years from now, another pope will preside over another double canonization, that for Blessed Benedict XVI and Blessed Francis I … I will not be around to be party pooper, but if I am in heaven, I promise to organize a party for all these popes who I am sure will get a good […]
ATLANTA (RNS) Seventy-six percent of Georgia voters in 2004 ratified a state constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriages, but a recent poll found that 48 percent of the state’s residents now favor gay marriage.
(RNS) The shift to make popes into saints could backfire if the public assumes that every pontificate comes with an automatic — or at least expected — halo.
NASHVILLE (RNS) A new study by Mark Regenerus finds that nearly 50 percent of younger evangelicals had premarital sex, compared to 10 percent of Mormons. Mormons are the least likely religious group to be in a sexually inactive marriage, the research suggests.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The change comes against a backdrop of persistent claims from atheists and other nonbelievers that the military is dominated by a Christian culture that is often hostile to unbelief.
(RNS) Religion News Service asked experts, biographers and theologians to assess the two popes who will be canonized on Sunday.