ORLANDO, Fla. (RNS) The panel offered an alternative approach to that of evangelist Franklin Graham, who was widely criticized for his recent “Obey the police, or else” comments on Facebook.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) While other Turkish politicians, and now Erdogan, have lashed out at the pope, some ordinary Turks have dismissed the row as empty politics.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) In a letter to the school district, some 80 miles south of Oklahoma City, a church leader assured administrators that the Satanic book is “no where (sic) near as graphic as the Christian Bible.”
(RNS) In Chibok, there were high expectations as the military started combing the Sambisa forest, where the militants are believed to have hidden the children.
(RNS) The petition to fire the teacher, titled “Stop Public Hate Speech of Teachers,” was started by an alumnus and picked up steam after several celebrities called attention to it.
(RNS) Nigerian Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon’s appointment has drawn criticism from gay groups who pointed out that he has a history of anti-gay statements.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) This week, Kenya froze the accounts of 85 groups and individuals, including bus companies and Muslim rights organizations, allegedly linked to al-Shabab, following a massacre at a Kenyan university last week.
(RNS) I don’t want to see any more kids throw themselves off of a bridge or in front of a train because we as a society have told them they are less worthy because they are “different.”