(RNS) On Jan. 18, 1945, during the final stages of the war, Shalom Lindenbaum and his father were among 1,500 surviving prisoners sent on a death march into the forest, starving and freezing.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) Flood Christian Church is set off from the main protest area in Ferguson, and no adjacent buildings were damaged. Michael Brown’s father is a member of the church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Barbers and hairdressers would volunteer their services on Mondays, the day their shops are traditionally closed in Italy.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Hairdressers would volunteer their services on Mondays, the day their shops are traditionally closed in Italy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Most Americans who know about the Charlie Hebdo killings still say it was OK to publish cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad.
PARIS (RNS) Dieudonne faces a charge of inciting terrorism for posting on Facebook that he felt like “Charlie Coulibaly” — a reference to the gunman who killed four Jews at a kosher supermarket in Paris, just two days after the Charlie Hebdo attack.
BRONX, N.Y. (RNS) “There was a time when it was fun. I enjoyed mixing it up,” said Rabbi Avi Weiss. “But it got to a point where it was not fun at all.”
(RNS) Since the film opened, some tweets have referred to “ragheads,” “vermin scum” and hatred of Muslims.
(RNS) Sociologists say one in five Americans know and value both their science and their Bible — and are less predictable than you might think when faith and science collide.