WASHINGTON (RNS) The idea is to mobilize lay people in the D.C. area to take on prayers, social action projects or community service, building on the momentum of Francis’ first apostolic visit to the U.S.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The manuscripts had been brought to England in the late 1920s; a grad student decided to take a closer look.
The 33-count indictment charges Roof, who authorities said opened nine people at a Bible study at the black church, with singling out victims for their race and to “interfere with their exercise of their religion.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Among the 10 U.S. mayors to sign the declaration: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu.
Kim Davis said she prayed and fasted over her decision to refuse marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
(RNS) Growing conservative disaffection with Pope Francis appears to be taking a toll on his once Teflon-grade popularity in the U.S.
(Reuters) A Florida gun dealer who received national attention for declaring his store a “Muslim Free Zone” will host a Muslim civil rights leader in his gun class on Saturday, both men said.
(RNS) Their projects range from a zero-waste synagogue in Boulder, Colo., to global development work after natural disasters.
Matthew Becker had raised questions about the denomination’s stance against the ordination of women, as well as its teaching of creationism, or the literal reading of the story of creation in the book of Genesis.