(RNS) Remember Bishop Bling? Mark Driscoll? Brittany Maynard? They all helped shape the top religion headlines of 2014.
(RNS) The return of the aid worker may also lead to “normalizing” relations after a 54-year trade and tourism embargo with Cuba.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A longtime aide to Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley is among nine new members appointed by Pope Francis to the Vatican’s sex abuse commission.
(RNS) For a “successful” holiday, there are still many things American Jews don’t know about Hanukkah.
(RNS) In “Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler,” airing on PBS beginning Tuesday (Dec. 16), American pilgrims travel to some of the most sacred sites in the world: Jerusalem, Mecca, the Ganges River, the Shikoku Trail, Osun-Osogbo and Lourdes.
OAKLAND, Calif. (RNS) A newly minted observance called “Secular Solstice” takes religious ritual common to the holiday season and adds its own spin.
(RNS) Future evangelists — most notably Billy Graham — followed a pattern set by Whitefield of making the most of the media available in their time.
(RNS) I understand why my reader wants her religious readings to take a break from “I can’t breathe” protests. But reality is what it is. And if we can’t bear to see reality, what relationship can we possibly have with God?
(RNS) The “War on Women” is over, and other conclusions from the Vatican investigation of women’s religious communities in the U.S.