(RNS) A coalition of religious leaders, led by mostly conservative Catholic, evangelical and Jewish activists, is calling on President Obama to sharply escalate military action against Islamic extremists in Iraq.
(RNS) The Navy’s decision came after the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter questioning the constitutionality of religious literature in the Navy lodges’ 3,000 guest rooms.
(RNS) The trip will include Billy Graham’s daughter Anne Graham Lotz, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and former Southern Baptist ethics czar Richard Land.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Even as Francis called on the international community to find “an efficient political solution that can stop these crimes” the Vatican also tried to make peace with the idea that U.S. military strikes were necessary and working.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The envoy is expected to deliver a personal message of solidarity and support from the pope as well as financial aid to those affected by the wave of violence.
(RNS) Thousands of Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion, have been killed or captured or fled to a remote mountain without food, water or shelter.
ROME (RNS) Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said he had ordered the imam, Raoudi Aldelbar, to be expelled “for seriously disturbing the peace, endangering national security and religious discrimination.”
ACCORD, N.Y. (RNS) A trip to the town dump was quick, easy and efficient. Why can’t Congress be the same way?