(RNS) The problem is prompting some polio-free countries to demand that visitors from high-risk countries take oral vaccines at the airport upon arrival.
(RNS) Warren was inspired to create a weight loss plan after he baptized more than 800 people one day in November 2010. After lowering more than 145,000 pounds of weight into the water, Warren said he thought, “Wow! Everybody’s fat!”
(RNS) Most people assume that because Faisal Saeed Al-Mutar is an Iraqi refugee, he is Muslim. This is not the case. Al-Mutar is a secular humanist, and an outspoken one at that.
(RNS) The “Connected to Give” report also cites generosity thriving among people who claim no religious identity: 34 percent of these “nones” nonetheless give to religiously identified organizations.
(RNS) Francis Spufford’s defense of Christianity, “Unapologetic,” is aimed primarily at what he calls “godless Europeans,” the post-Enlightenment elites who tend to regard religion with bemusement as a silly fairy tale, if not with open hostility as a dangerous superstition.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Christian cross has become little more than a piece of jewelry worn around the necks of celebrities, said Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
(RNS) All but an estimated 10 or so Angel Moroni sculptures on temples worldwide are the work of Karl Quilter who died last week.
Yes, leading evangelicals are embracing rap. Religious folks do give more than non-believers. But is it because of their faith or something else? We found the ultimate explainer story, and Pope Francis looks like he is headed to Israel this spring.