VATICAN (RNS) The announcement of the annual prayer day is the latest move by Pope Francis to push environmental issues up the global agenda.
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) More than 200 protesters carrying bullhorns, drums and signs demonstrated against police in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday night, with some placing the roasted head of a pig on a barricade in front of officers.
(RNS) Pope Francis passed over more conservative candidates such as San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, an outspoken culture warrior and the U.S. hierarchy’s point man in the fight against gay marriage.
(RNS) A growing number of advocates and experts are calling for President Obama and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to label ISIS’s actions against religious and ethnic minorities “genocide.” What’s holding them back?
TORONTO (RNS) The Rev. Gretta Vosper, known as the “atheist minister,” is back in the news now that a church panel will soon begin a review process to determine whether she should be removed from the pulpit.
(RNS) U.S. counties with nicer weather and prettier natural surroundings see lower rates of religious affiliation, according to a new Baylor University study.
SALT LAKE CITY – The seer stone, said one critic, “drags across the line into the realm of the superstitious.”
(RNS) Sanders says he hopes to find common ground with his conservative Christian audience, and his appearance there next month may be more enlightening than — if not as entertaining as — tonight’s reality show known as the first GOP presidential debate.