(RNS) Nearly 60 percent of Jewish media outlets receive at least some funding from their local Jewish federations, which support Jewish institutions in North America and Israel.
ROME (RNS) Krzysztof Charamsa came out as gay following a long career as a priest that included 12 years as an official in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican’s doctrinal enforcement body.
UNITED NATIONS — The crimes were committed against Christian, Yazidi, Turkmen, Shabak, Sabaean-Mandaean, and Kaka’i people in Nineveh province between June and August 2014, found a report by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
(RNS) The new policies make the LDS church, with about 15 million members globally, the largest Christian denomination to enact such a formal — and some say draconian — policy. Children of same-sex couples are effectively denied baptism and other ordinances of the church.
OLATHE, Kan. – A judge on Tuesday issued the death penalty for the white supremacist convicted of shooting to death three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas last year.
(RNS) The Supreme Court will uphold the requirement that religious nonprofits sign a waiver to avoid paying for contraceptive services.
(RNS) It is impossible for me to be a part of a religion that would attack its own members and punish them by denying their children involvement in the church.
ROME (RNS) “I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets,” Francis tells Italian bishops during a whirlwind tour of Florence.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenya’s government says it will deploy 10,000 police and 10,000 members of the National Youth Service to maintain order.