(RNS) A new claim that Jesus and Mary Magdalene were married (and had kids!) has been widely dismissed by experts. But that won’t be the last we’ll hear of this theory. Here’s why.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “We want to focus next year not just on the neuralgic sexual issues that seem to dominate the American media,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said.
The latest from the Jerusalem synagogue attack, Brittany Maynard’s mom rips the Vatican, Cardinal Burke doubles down, and former Pope Benedict edits himself
ATHERTON, Calif. (RNS) Recent criticism of Dawkins has come from women, many of them within the atheist movement, which has long drawn more men than women to its ranks.
(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here’s why.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Southern Baptist ethicist said the sexual revolution appeared to have imposed a new patriarchy that enabled men to “pursue a Darwinian fantasy of the predatory alpha male” for the pursuit of power and pleasure.
(RNS) Maybe it’s good that commerce has declared its independence from religion and decorum. That clears the way for faith to have its parallel season — not in competition with commerce, but as the deeper reality that commerce can never attain.
(RNS) Peter Kassig, also known as Abdul-Rahman Kassig, showed that Muslims and non-Muslims are more invested in the care of Muslims than the Islamic State.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Still left to determine — whether the pope will visit New York and Washington, D.C., too.