(RNS) James Foley’s murder by terrorists of the Islamic State has prompted many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, to argue that he should be considered a martyr, maybe even a saint.
“Religion should confirm what we’re doing, not be an escape. Some of us are so heavenly bound that we’re no earthly good. When Michael Brown was on the ground, what did you do?” –The Rev. Al Sharpton, speaking at the funeral for Michael Brown, an unarmed teen fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, […]
TORONTO (RNS) The open road is now closed for devout Sikh men who can’t fit a turban under a motorcycle helmet.
Wearing a headscarf when your mom doesn’t. Will the Vatican send the offending archbishop to the Caribbean? And one man’s response when ISIS said “convert or die.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Some Mormon women in the U.S. and abroad have embraced a careful approach short of ordination.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Everybody knows what hate speech is,” my new Pakistani colleague told me. But do we?
(RNS) It’s not clear whether Jozef Wesolowski , who has been defrocked and stripped of his diplomatic immunity, could be sent the Dominican Republic, where he preyed on young boys.
These are days that rattle the soul, not only the ground under Napa. But we can take a break and laugh at The Simpsons marathon