(RNS) As difficult as it may be for anyone to disrobe at mikvah, the transgender person may struggle with a far more intense anxiety.
(RNS) The furor is, at root, an unwinnable war over “personhood,” the legality of abortion and the ethics of finding cures for life in the death of a fetus.
(RNS) Director Asif Kapadia’s new film captures the British sensation’s short, explosive career before she died of alcohol poisoning four years ago Thursday. But what about her Jewish religious heritage?
(RNS) “Everyone on the investigative team who worked with Dr. (Deborah) Nucatola really liked her; she was always very personable,” he says, adding, “I hope she decides to get out and stop doing abortions.”
(RNS) The unusual event is being seen as both a major effort by Bush to reach out to Christian conservatives — a key constituency Bush has sometimes struggled to win over — and by evangelicals to reassert their political influence during a time of landmark social change.
(Reuters) Republican presidential candidates and lawmakers are calling for Planned Parenthood to be investigated and its federal funding eliminated after two videos that critics said showed the reproductive health care group is involved in the illegal sale of aborted fetal tissue.
Authorities said the men torched the Hand in Hand school, one that was seen as a symbol of co-existence in Jerusalem.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The idea is to mobilize lay people in the D.C. area to take on prayers, social action projects or community service, building on the momentum of Francis’ first apostolic visit to the U.S.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The manuscripts had been brought to England in the late 1920s; a grad student decided to take a closer look.