NEW YORK (RNS) While a dozen Catholic saints are classified as Americans, New Jersey native Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich would be only the second saint born in the United States.
(RNS) A campus appearance by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the outspoken Muslim-turned-atheist activist, is being challenged again, this time at Yale University. But this time her fellow ex-Muslims and atheists are among her critics.
(RNS) A new group of progressive evangelicals is trying to persuade other Christians to support same-sex marriage.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Catholic League will not march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade down Fifth Avenue, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan is still taking most of the heat.
(RNS) Gay and lesbian acceptance, increasing racial diversity and growing spontaneity in worship are among the findings in the latest National Congregations Study.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The appointment of both Robert Geisinger and Robert Oliver was slammed by the survivors’ network SNAP, which claimed both had failed to do enough to stop abuse while they were in the U.S.
(RNS) In his new book, “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion,” super-atheist Sam Harris describes how spirituality can and must be divorced from religion if the human mind is to reach its full potential.
Now, with the Islamic State on the march in the Middle East, leaving a trail of horrifying brutality and bloodshed that has shocked the world, some of Pope Benedict’s allies on the Catholic right are saying, in effect, “He told you so.”
(RNS) The idea for the museum comes from Austrian historian Andreas Maislinger, who says the “House of Responsibility” will allow students and young people to do research on crimes against humanity and World War II.