(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention has been a vocal ally of the Republican Party in recent years, and this latest move indicates that it is having a difficult time breaking from its past behavior.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) With a signed letter in hand, Stephanie Engle joined roughly 100 current and former Mormons — including Ordain Women co-founder Kate Kelly — at a mass-resignation event a block from the church’s downtown headquarters.
(RNS) The policy change represents the end of a long and bitter struggle over whether to accept gay members that began more than two years ago when it allowed gay youths to participate, but not adults.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The remarks by Parliament member Masud Ganaim of the Joint (Arab) List political party came a day after clashes between masked Muslim rioters and Israeli police marred the holy Jewish fast day of Tisha B’Av.
(RNS) Many of us have fervent religious beliefs about aborted fetuses: namely, that if utilizing them for medical research can save a life, it is a moral obligation to do so.
PARIS (RNS) His German Catholic diocese wants to make him responsible for almost $5 million in losses incurred during the luxury makeover of his residence and office.
(RNS) Although the the law didn’t require accommodation and accessibility in places of worship, many went ahead and did it anyway.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) La Repubblica, a top left-leaning daily, came under criticism from the Vatican last month when its media conglomerate, L’Espresso, published an advance copy of the pope’s environmental encyclical.
(RNS) The Times editorial board did not merely get the Planned Parenthood editorial wrong; it missed it completely.