(RNS) Find out where you can find a hunky Jesus but where you won’t find Noah. Fulton Sheen may be one step closer to sainthood, and you may be one step closer to having your wedding look like a Wes Anderson flick. Or not.
(RNS) As complaints near record highs, the EEOC is making its guidelines for religious workplace accommodation elaborately clear.
(RNS) Many people think of the Dalai Lama as the personification of peace and love. But some Buddhist protesters say he’s a hypocritical “dictator.”
(RNS) The pope faces a torrent of criticism from victims advocates and others who noted that Francis did not apologize for the abuse, has not disciplined any bishops and has yet to meet with any abuse victims.
NEW YORK (RNS) “There’s no constitutional requirement the cross has to be balanced by something else,” attorney Mark Alcott said. “The museum is not a proponent or opponent of religion.”
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) A call for greater acceptance of gays and lesbians has put African and Western churches on a collision course, as some African clerics liken mounting criticism from the U.S. and Europe to a new wave of colonization by the West.
“Our mind is central and precedes our deeds. Speak or act with your pure mind, and happiness will follow you like a shadow that never leaves. May there be joy in the world with ample harvest and spiritual wealth.” – The Dalai Lama, offering the opening prayer at the U.S. Senate on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (RNS) U.S. Catholics always like their pope but often ignore Catholic teachings. Now, a new survey on Pope Francis’ first year finds that they “not only like the singer, they like the new song.”
“Jesus is not a vagrant, Jesus is not a helpless person who needs our help. We need someone who is capable of meeting our needs, not someone who is also needy.” – Cindy Castano Swannack of Davidson, N.C., who doesn’t like a sculpture outside an Episcopal church that depicts Jesus as a homeless person sleeping […]