NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Religious leaders urged immediate reinforcements for the existing U.N. mission to prevent the country from sliding further into chaos.
(RNS) A year and a half after unveiling a slip of papyrus that she dubbed the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” Harvard Bible scholar Karen King has released the results of long-delayed testing on the controversial fragment that appear to show it is not a modern forgery. But a host of questions remain.
(RNS) Mercurial beings that, according to the Quran and other Eastern traditions, were created by God inhabit Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad’s latest horror movie.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, ” the pope said at an international conference.
(RNS) Less than three years after a new translation of the Catholic Mass was introduced, some U.S. church leaders are pushing to redo what many said were awkward phrasings; a survey just released shows the passage of time has only increased the dissatisfaction with the new liturgy.
(RNS) Facing a steep rise in skeptical views of Scripture, the American Bible Society steps up outreach.
ATLANTA (RNS) CEO Dan Cathy’s comments condemning gay marriage set off a social media firestorm. Now he has backed away from such public pronouncements and is recalibrating the chain’s moral and culinary compass.
(RNS) World Vision’s reversal raised a stark question: Can you be an evangelical and support same-sex marriage?