(RNS) Money turns our ears toward the well-articulated pleas of the well-financed and makes it really hard to hear other voices from the community — many of whom have legitimate grievances.
LONDON (RNS) Prime Minister David Cameron ordered an urgent investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood amid growing fears that the organization is planning extremist activities in England. But the Brotherhood warns such a probe may lead to more terrorism.
(RNS) More than half of lawmakers received F’s on church-state issues in a report card issued by the Secular Coalition of America.
NEW YORK (RNS) Love is at the core of the Jewish and Christian faiths. And for the love of God, we must address a looming rupture between us regarding Israel.
(RNS) Pope Francis asked members of the Green family how their Supreme Court fight against President Obama’s contraception mandate was progressing, a spokeswoman said.
NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) The Archdiocese of Newark in recent years quietly entered the headstone and mausoleum business, a lucrative venture for which the archdiocese acknowledges it must pay a particular state tax. So far, it hasn’t paid a penny.
TUNIS, Tunisia (RNS) Militancy in the Arab world is often fueled by repressive political policies; many experts say Tunisia is wisely steering away from despotic edicts that have rocked Arab Spring movements in Egypt and Libya.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Data show that our nation’s effort to cope with undocumented immigrants does not work. It is costly, most especially, I fear, for the soul of a nation.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal told journalists that Pope Francis’ pilgrimage to Jordan and the Palestinian-ruled West Bank will take place, even if the Israeli foreign ministry strike continues.