PARIS (Reuters) Dieudonné was found guilty of condoning terrorism by posting a joke on his Facebook account after January’s Islamist attacks in Paris.
(RNS) Now that the largest group of Presbyterians has approved same-sex marriage, attention turns to the Methodists, the largest mainline denomination in the U.S. that still prohibits it.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) Zaytuna — the Arabic word for the olive tree — remains unique among American colleges and universities. It requires students to learn Arabic so they can study Islamic texts, including the Quran, in their original language.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) Catholic bishops did not conclusively rule out the possibility that the visions were supernatural, but said only that there was insufficient evidence.
(RNS) Students do not have to be Mormon to attend the Provo university, but those who enter as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and later leave the faith face expulsion from BYU.
BOGOTA (Reuters) Predominantly Catholic Chile’s new bill would permit abortion when a mother’s life is at risk, when a fetus would not survive the pregnancy or in the case of rape.
(Reuters) A majority of the 171 regional “presbyteries,” or local leadership bodies of the church, have now voted to change the wording of the constitution to define marriage as a commitment “between two people, traditionally a man and a woman.”
(RNS) Clearly, say those familiar with the pope’s thinking, he is enjoying himself and is willing to go on as long as God sees fit.