(RNS) Fear of gossip and judgmental reactions routinely prevents churchgoing women who are considering an abortion from first seeking the counsel of pastors or others in their church, according to a new survey by an evangelical polling group.
(RNS) These campaigns don’t move consumers, say experts. But there are benefits for the self-appointed guardians of a Christmas-specific holiday marketplace.
One teen was fatally wounded and his brother injured during hours of beatings during a “counseling” session at the secretive church, police said.
For a young couple in the church to adopt the baby would “make a great Christmas miracle,” the pastor said.
(RNS) If the conversation around the turkey starts to get a little heated, think on this: The impulse to give thanks is good for body and soul. Let us ‘Splain …
Chicago’s real, outspoken, anti-violence priest, the controversial Rev. Michael Pfleger, is portrayed by John Cusack in a major role.
WASHINGTON – All the donors appear to have ties to a Turkish religious movement named for its founder, Fethullah Gülen, which has been accused by the Turkish government of attempting a coup in that country.
Belgian experts say local imams don’t know how to counter street recruiters from the terror group who play up the thrills of fighting in Syria to radicalize youth.