NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The bishops questioned the safety of the vaccines, saying the manufacturer failed to provide requested information and the government disregarded the bishops’ request for tests.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) Islamic law forbids cross-dressing, and Malaysia’s government has a zero-tolerance policy toward transgender issues.
(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention has been a vocal ally of the Republican Party in recent years, and this latest move indicates that it is having a difficult time breaking from its past behavior.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) With a signed letter in hand, Stephanie Engle joined roughly 100 current and former Mormons — including Ordain Women co-founder Kate Kelly — at a mass-resignation event a block from the church’s downtown headquarters.
(RNS) The policy change represents the end of a long and bitter struggle over whether to accept gay members that began more than two years ago when it allowed gay youths to participate, but not adults.
Even with the exemption for local troops, many sponsored by churches, a critic calls the shift an an affront to Christian morals.
DETROIT — The group, which opposes Bible-themed displays on government land, kept the location of its 9-foot-tall monument secret until the last moment,
(RNS) Many of us have fervent religious beliefs about aborted fetuses: namely, that if utilizing them for medical research can save a life, it is a moral obligation to do so.