SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) “This change makes it possible for families to decide what best meets their needs as it relates to mothers working while raising children,” the Utah-based faith announced in a memo regarding hiring policies.
QAMISHLI, Syria (RNS) A Kurdish boy who looks no older than 11 mans the entrance of a military base in northeastern Syria. His pants drag on the ground and his shirt hangs off his bony shoulders as he stands in an ill-fitting military uniform next to a Kalashnikov automatic rifle. Like many of the child […]
(RNS) Inclusion on the school calendar is an important symbol of belonging. Muslims want to be part of that narrative as well.
(RNS) The Grimm fairy tales you’re familiar with include added Christian elements and nothing that would offend a middle-class religious sensibility. Now you can read the gruesome originals.
(RNS) The nation’s Catholic bishops have chosen a mixed slate of delegates for next year’s high-level Vatican summit on the family, including outspoken culture warriors viewed by many observers as out of step with Pope Francis’ priorities.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) More than 60 cities around the world have signed the Charter for Compassion and that more than 350 are in the process of joining.
MIAMI (RNS) People gave a wide variety of reasons for abandoning the Catholic Church. The most common answer was people saying they wanted a more personal connection with God.
The complete text of the FBI’s “suicide letter” to Martin Luther King, Jr. No “Francis Effect” in Latin America? More on the comet craze. Another Mrs. Jesus? Puh-leeze!
(RNS) The Temple Mount is the holiest place for Jews and the third holiest for Muslims. Why is it a launching pad for violence?