(RNS) Common Core, a curriculum that has faced criticism from religious groups, has found an ally in the largest organization of Hispanic Christians in the United States.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israel’s High Court of Justice ruled Tuesday (Feb. 4) that the government must suspend stipends to 18- to 20-year-old yeshiva students whose military conscription has been postponed.
(RNS) Authorities in Thailand are preparing to arrest and possibly defrock a senior Buddhist monk on charges of insurrection and breach of Buddhist discipline for leading anti-government protests.
(RNS) The Rev. William J. Barber II and his Moral Mondays team are making final preparations for the kickoff event for the second year of protests.
(RNS) New York Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t march down Fifth Avenue in the city’s famed St. Patrick’s Day parade because he opposes organizers’ ban on marchers holding gay pride signs.
(RNS) While most Christians might not be caught smoking a joint, opinions on how states should handle those who possess or sell marijuana varies among religious leaders.
(RNS) Despite widespread blasphemy charges, universal freedom of conscience lies at the heart of Islam.
(RNS) Tit-for-tat target killings between Sunnis and Shiites have escalated this past year, with Taliban forces repeatedly targeting Shiite processions and places of worship and Iran-backed Shiite groups retaliating.
(RNS) Researcher say the decline in both the abortion rate and the number of abortions was likely to do with the recession and increased use of contraception.
SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) While those of us in Spokane are already familiar with our congresswoman, little is known about her alma mater, Pensacola Christian College. A brief introduction to PCC might help illuminate some of the formative ideas that have shaped the faith and religious views of this rising star within the GOP.