OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) Dean Charles Graham bought the clothing when he was last in Dubai and decided to wear it as a gesture of multicultural respect.
(RNS) This morning as I flipped pancakes to fill my children’s bellies before we headed out the door, I thought of some other mothers and fathers who were undoubtedly rejoicing for other reasons.
(Reuters) Local churches and other groups are offering to house the portrait, which had hung in the school since at least the 1950s, and community leaders have been working to defuse anger over its removal.
(RNS) Will Pope Francis’ U.S. visit spur millions of Catholics, and ex-Catholics, to new levels of engagement? Or will he be like the Dalai Lama — greatly applauded but not necessarily followed?
(RNS) This false forgiveness is too often the result of the pressure professional Christians feel to forgive when they are in the public eye.
ROME (RNS) In the days following the funeral, the church tried to distance itself from the spectacle, with Auxiliary Bishop Giuseppe Mariante stating church officials did not know the ceremony would be accompanied by “Mafia propaganda.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Signatories of the new letter say a 2007 memo is being cited by some government-funded groups to refuse medical care to some sexual abuse victims or discriminate against LGBT employees.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The pan–African climate justice campaign, under the slogan ‘We Have Faith – ACT Now for Climate Justice’ seeks to mobilize African communities on climate justice, ahead of a Paris conference in December.
(RNS) Mainline Protestants and Jews tend to support the police use of force. Catholics and those in historically black churches are the least supportive.