(RNS) The Supreme Court rulings are not as simple as whether gays and lesbians can marry or not, and whether they become eligible for federal benefits.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Catholics and Lutherans are re-examining the Protestant Reformation, saying Martin Luther “had no intention of establishing a new church, but was part of a broad and many-faceted desire for reform” within the church.
(RNS) As Kenya’s economy has grown, drug and alcohol abuse has reached crisis level in cities and villages, prompting religious leaders to declare a national disaster.
(RNS) When the government lies, it breaks its covenant with the people, and risks chaos worse than any terrorist could imagine.
(RNS) The Quebec Soccer Federation lifted the Sikh headgear ban Saturday (June 15). But allegations of religious intolerance and racism still linger.
(RNS) The pastor contends the image of the Native American compels him to be a “mobile billboard” for a pagan religion.
A federal appeals court ruled the suit can proceed.
“They keep telling me to go slow and take my time, which is a very good reminder for me. It’s not only good physical advice for healthy recovery but also spiritual counsel for those of us who sometimes tell time by how much we hope we are changing the world.” — Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis on [...]
(RNS) The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests gathers this month to discuss an agenda for church reform. They point to support among the laity as well as inspiration from the top: Pope Francis.
TORONTO (RNS) The decision to ban Sikh religious headgear is the latest chapter in Quebec’s hotly contested debate over religious accommodation.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Advocates for survivors of clergy sex abuse vow to continue their fight after the International Criminal Court dismissed their case against retired Pope Benedict XVI.