(RNS) Standing for the persecuted is not just a moral imperative; it is a practical necessity for any country seeking to enhance stability and protect its security and that of its citizens.
(RNS) The reform-minded pontiff is using an old-fashioned practice with a shady past to promote his focus on mercy. Not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.
PARIS (RNS) The new guidelines suggest ecumenical services have two presiders, one Catholic and one Lutheran, and several prayer readers of both faiths.
(RNS) Once again, the Secular Coalition for America has turned to an outsider to lead its 18 member organizations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) North Korea marks its 14th year atop the list of most dangerous countries to be Christian.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The rules come amid concerns that some pastors were fleecing followers and some mosques were becoming centers of radicalization.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The actor who won an Oscar for an improbable comedy about the Holocaust brought his signature blend of humor and seriousness to the Vatican to help his hero, the pope.
WHEATON (RNS) It was a chilly start to the spring semester as students gathered on the steps of the evangelical school’s Edman Memorial Chapel chanting “Reinstate Doc Hawk” over the ringing of the chapel bells.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In his annual address to diplomats at the Holy See, Francis said governments have a “two-fold moral responsibility” to protect both citizens and migrants.