VATICAN CITY (RNS) The chief impetus for the Feb. 12 meeting is the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. The Russian leader, Patriarch Kirill, needs to reassure his own flock that he won’t be focused on reuniting with Catholicism after a 1,000-year schism.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Finding similarities in the problems they face, Muslim leaders from countries outside the Islamic world create a federation to tackle Islamophobia, youth radicalization and integration in their respective societies.
Iraq is trying to deal a blow to the group’s potent propaganda machine which relies heavily on social media to inspire its followers to wage jihad.
(RNS) “It’s got to look good, and you’ve got to be precise,” Osteen tells “Success” magazine of his productions.
(RNS) The remarks by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga are a sign that Catholic leaders in Latin America are worried that fetal abnormalities caused by the virus will be used as leverage to ease the region’s generally strict abortion laws.
(RNS) She’s studied religious philosophy, found comfort in Jesus, and toed a traditionalist Christian line — mostly.
(RNS) At a town hall meeting Wednesday, Sanders said: “I would not be running for president of the United States if I did not have very strong religious and spiritual feelings.”
PARIS (RNS) In a city still recovering from last year’s deadly attacks, the store tucked next to an abandoned railroad track offers a more positive face of interfaith relations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The president’s speech to several thousand mostly evangelical listeners came a day after he spoke at a Baltimore mosque.