(RNS) Anglicans feel decisions Episcopalians made regarding gay clergy (they got ’em), same-sex marriage (they do ’em) are out of line with what the the majority of Anglicans consider Christian doctrine.
Religion can be complicated. The ‘Splainer isn't.
(RNS) What is a Sunni and who is a Shiite and why do they hate each other? That and other answers to the biggest divide roiling Islam today.
(RNS) Was it “a star, a star dancing in the night,” or was it something more dramatic, like a supernova or even a UFO? There is science behind the manger story. Let us ‘Splain …
(RNS) The Vatican’s new document on Jewish-Christian relations harks back to one published 50 years ago, which set the stage for increasingly warmer relations between the church and the Jewish people.
(RNS) In outlining his views on the jubilee, Francis wrote: “The time has come for the church to take up the joyful call to mercy once more. It is time to return to the basics and to bear the weaknesses and struggles of our brothers and sisters.”
(RNS) If the conversation around the turkey starts to get a little heated, think on this: The impulse to give thanks is good for body and soul. Let us ‘Splain …
(RNS) Many extreme jihadists believe they are in the midst of an apocalyptic struggle against Christians and Jews. And their views are spreading.
(RNS) The terrorist organization murdering people across the Middle East and now Europe is known by several names and acronyms. What do they mean, and why use one over another?
(RNS) Four Muslims living in India have been killed by Hindu mobs after they were suspected of either eating beef or slaughtering a cow. What is behind the religious beliefs underpinning these killings? Let us ‘Splain …