NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenya is still grappling with how to best counter increasingly emboldened Islamic al-Shabab militants in the wake of the attacks at Garissa University that left 148 dead in April.
The LDS Church will spearhead a project to make searchable records of the Freedmen’s Bureau, an agency Congress created at the end of the Civil War.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Monday (June 22) concluded a whirlwind two-day visit to Turin in northern Italy, during which his lively, often extemporaneous conversations covered everything from chastity to the arms trade.
(RNS) More companies are making efforts to accommodate the religious needs of their Muslim workers. But some businesses are going the extra mile to host events that celebrate the monthlong fast.
(RNS) When it comes to Jewish and Christian liturgy, we have no shortage of references to God as Father. But some have trouble with that. On the other hand, maybe “God as Father” isn’t as retro as we thought.
(RNS) The woman who spotted, reported, and followed the vehicle driven by alleged Charleston, S.C., shooter Dylann Roof says God was working through her.
(RNS) Two days after Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire inside of an historic black church in a city with deep black historical roots, the country is poised Friday (June 19) to celebrate black empowerment and freedom from slavery.
(RNS) Overall there was plenty of applause for the encyclical — from among different faith groups, nonbelievers and, yes, scientists.