(RNS) The new campaign seeks to raise awareness and funds for Muslim da’wah — a call to propagate the faith — by reciting verses from the Quran on various online platforms.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) In remote villages of Guinea, Ebola eradication efforts are viewed suspiciously as Western propaganda and distribution of chlorine-based products are rejected as an attempt to destroy the villages.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A bitter clash emerged among cardinals over the church’s approach to marriage, divorce and remarriage, with Pope Francis favoring a way to make it easier for Catholics to seek annulments.
(RNS) 32 percent of Americans support clergy endorsing candidates from the pulpit — a jump from 24 percent in 2010 .
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “He said first it was your turn and now it is our turn. In other words, first Jews suffered savage attacks that were met with the world’s silence and now it is Christians who are being annihilated and the world is silent.”
(RNS) The culture of silence that kept me in an abusive marriage continues to haunt churches in America and across the world.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a new book to be released days before the world’s Catholic bishops gather at the Vatican, hard-liners are challenging moves to moderate church doctrine on marriage and offer Communion to divorced Catholics who remarry.
(RNS) For congregations that haven’t thought about who will succeed their current pastor, the authors of the new book “Next: Pastoral Succession That Works” have words of warning: Be prepared.