November is Native American Heritage Month. Religion & Ethics Newsweekly managing editor Kim Lawton delves into the history of Saint Kateri, and how Native American Catholics relate to the saint today.
(RNS) There’s been no dearth of adult movies about Christian themes, but it’s far less common to see films about Hinduism on the big screen.
It’s not un-American to save Assyrian Christians, Yazidis and others from genocide at the hands of the Islamic State group.
The chairman of the network of 1,100 sisters, who even dress as prostitutes to reach victims in brothels, said sex trafficking and slavery was rising globally.
BALTIMORE (RNS) More than any other item on the agenda of the bishops’ annual meeting, the debate over the voter guide revealed deep divides among the bishops and provided a snapshot of the extent of the “Francis effect” on the U.S. hierarchy.
(RNS) The terrorist organization murdering people across the Middle East and now Europe is known by several names and acronyms. What do they mean, and why use one over another?
(RNS) Laws limiting abortion don’t pay for sonograms or day care, and they don’t feed or educate children.
(RNS) Anxiety looms on all fronts and Americans are split — 49 percent to 49 percent — on whether “America’s best days are ahead of us or behind us.”