PARIS (RNS) Tens of thousands of faithful responded to calls by Muslim leaders across France to attend Friday prayers in honor of the 130 people who died during last week’s terrorist attacks around Paris.
(RNS) Pope Francis set traditionalist teeth on edge yet again by seeming to suggest that a Lutheran could receive communion in the Catholic Church after consulting her conscience.
(RNS) I moved to Boston the week Cardinal Bernard Law resigned. As I read those chilling Globe reports, I sensed that the darkness and an unusually cold winter were apt metaphors for the heartbreak and pain the scandal caused.
(RNS) The bishops’ new initiative resisting porn is likely to gain many unexpected allies, including many feminists.
Before Mali commandos retook the hotel, some hostages escaped and others were freed by the terrorists after showing they could recite verses from the Quran.
Human Rights Watch says the poet, Ashraf Fayadh, was condemned for his writings and allegedly abandoning Islam.
The pastor, a voice for the prosperity gospel, divurted millions of dollars to his wife’s secular singing career.
(RNS) Many extreme jihadists believe they are in the midst of an apocalyptic struggle against Christians and Jews. And their views are spreading.
(RNS) Religious groups are pushing back against a wave of opposition toward Syrian refugees and are working to preserve the U.S. as a haven for them.