(RNS) There is no profile of someone who will become a terrorist and no reliable way to predict who will turn to violence.
ISTANBUL (RNS) Public education has become a symbol of the tug of war between Turkey’s secular tradition and the rising religious tide.
(RNS) I’ve never taken ashes before, because I didn’t want anyone to judge me for my beliefs. I didn’t want anyone to see. But this year will be different. For the first time, I will show up at church for services, step up to the pastor and present my forehead for the mark.
(RNS) While other civil rights leaders of the 1950s and ’60s are more broadly celebrated as American heroes, the fire with which Malcolm X spoke still overpowers the words he was saying.
(RNS) On Monday (Feb. 16), Uganda celebrated the life and ministry of Archbishop Janani Luwum, who was murdered on the orders of Idi Amin.
TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) In his ruling, Superior Court Judge Peter F. Bariso Jr., wrote that conversion therapy is a violation of the Consumer Fraud Act because it describes homosexuality as a mental illness, or disorder.
(RNS) In some places, whites seem to be on a mission to preserve the benefits of white privilege, even if that means gun violence, police brutality, unfair sentencing and the languishing of urban schools.
ROME (Reuters) “It would be perilous for us, as leaders of the Church, to consider that the scandal of clergy sexual abuse is for the most part a matter of history and not a pressing concern here and now,” said Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley.
CAIRO (RNS) The families of the victims had been holding protests and meetings since the abductions in an effort to prod the Egyptian government to secure their release but had received little support or information, according to people in contact with the families.