(RNS) The idea was unwelcome from both gay activists and those who oppose same-sex marriage.
ABU SNAN, Israel (RNS) Amid recent violence, a small, secretive religious sect finds itself on the front lines and questioning its future in Israel.
(RNS) At one point in our history, a prosecutor could argue that an outwardly observant Muslim was unlikely to kill someone. Changing political realities have altered that logic.
WASHINGTON (RNS) On top of drug protocols, developmental disabilities and lawyers’ mistakes, justices must decide if mental illness should be a reason to keep prisoners such as Scott Panetti alive. An appellate court gave him last-minute reprieve.
(RNS) There is something else that makes “The Red Tent” timely — tragically timely, in fact. Go from the pages of the ancient text to the pages of today’s newspapers.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The leaders said it was a “human and moral imperative” to wipe out human trafficking, forced labor, prostitution and organ trafficking.
(RNS) We aren’t to be custodians of nostalgia or sacred custom. We are to respond boldly when God says, “See, I am making all things new.”
(RNS) “Atheist Max” has written “Jesus is despicable” or its equivalent more than once in the online comments sections of religion news sites. While some may see people like Max as online trolls, they see themselves as therapists and online missionaries for unbelief.
MIAMI (RNS) Some Christian leaders are disappointed to see how quickly others are running away from immigration in the wake of Obama’s decision.