(RNS) The growing misuse of the blasphemy law has riled some Pakistanis and, increasingly, foreign powers.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Anticipation is mounting for a series of closed-door discussions on Thursday and Friday, when the cardinals will hold what are expected to be frank talks about issues such as contraception, cohabitation, gay marriage and whether divorced and remarried Catholics can receive Communion.
(RNS) Two petitions urging the federal government to close schools on the two Eid holidays sparked spirited debate in the Muslim community. Both failed to amass enough signatures.
(RNS) The Secular Student Alliance, a national organization for nonreligious college and high school students, announced Monday that lawyers for Pisgah High School in Canton, N.C., have said the school will permit a chapter of the group.
(RNS) While the offended Hindu group has many objections to Wendy Doniger’s book, one of the main ones, according to Time magazine, is “the juxtaposition of sex and Hinduism.”
(RNS) The new wing, now just a wood frame, will include an indoor exercise pool, a hot tub, three fireplaces, a library and an elevator, among other amenities, according to blueprints and permits.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis gave the couples advice on how to have a happy and successful marriage.
(RNS) Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College in Matthews, N.C., claims it’s the first in the world to use a robot to study the ethics of emerging technologies.
(RNS) The goal of the YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus is to create a cohort of thoughtful, tolerant young leaders willing to explore one another’s identities, histories and life experiences through song.