SALT LAKE CITY – Installing three women to high-level leadership councils could have far-reaching consequences in a denomination led exclusively by men.
They will serve on councils that had been traditionally served only by men. “We need their wisdom and participation!” said one Mormon leader.
(RNS) A spouse has become a consumer product, to be bought, abandoned or traded in for a new model at the will of the customer.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis said one’s work life and spiritual life are closely linked: “The lack of work also damages the spirit, like a lack of prayer also damages practical activity.”
(RNS) In the Jewish community, the intense debate over the Iran deal has been especially divisive and has raised tensions between the U.S. and Israel.
Archbishop Charles Chaput ordered a local parish hosting events for gay and transgender Catholics during Pope Francis’ U.S. tour next month to cancel the program, organizers said.
(RNS) When NFL player Arian Foster came out as a nonbeliever, fans and football professionals responded with a general shrug. Does this mean pro football is moving away from its Christian roots? Yes and no.
Bangladesh’s elite forces arrested three suspected Islamist militants for masterminding the killings of two secular bloggers in the Muslim-majority nation.
Democrats have reintroduced the bill, which was backed by the family of the late Brittany Maynard. The young Californian moved to Oregon to avail herself of that states’ assisted dying legislation. The bill had passed the Senate earlier this year then was blocked by an Assembly subcommittee.