British kings and queens may soon be allowed to marry Roman Catholics. A cadet quits West Point saying it disrespects nonreligious cadets. A new biography explores Nicholas of Myra, aka St. Nick.
Articles tagged “Arts & Media”
NEW YORK (RNS) An exhibit at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York City reveals a spiritual side of master designer and craftsman Louis C. Tiffany, the man responsible for decorating some of the nation's landmark churches. By Chris Herlinger.
Outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams writes a farewell letter to the Anglican Communion, telling the fractious flock not to become like “distant relatives who sometimes send Christmas cards to each other.” The awful death of a man pushed in front of a subway train in New York raises another agonizing moral question: did onlookers […]
World magazine picks not just one but three people this year who exemplify Daniel. Is it OK to fake being gay to make a moral point? And so Jews don't get jealous: a gingerbread Hanukkah house.
The Pope joins the Twitters. Nevada court upholds the state's same-sex marriage ban. The Old South Church in Boston is selling a prayer book from 1640.
Vampires are on the loose in Serbia, apparently. Pastafarians are waiting for the Flying Spaghetti Monster to drop some marinara sauce down the chimney, and the Vatican says conservative and liberal Catholics are both heretics (sort of).
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican newspaper criticized media coverage of Pope Benedict's latest book on Jesus, saying that misdirected attention on minor remarks on Christmas traditions oveshadowed the pontiff's key message. By Alessandro Speciale.
Rick Warren says President Obama is unfriendly to religion. A Cairo Court sentences to death seven Coptic Christians for participating in an anti-Islam video. Pussy Riot video too extremist for web.
Angus Jones apologizes. Jewish counseling center sued over gay therapy. Godbaby, and “our Lord and Savior, Barack Obama.”
“Two and a Half Hypocrisy”? Today’s leading religious debate focuses on comments by Angus T. Jones, teen star of the hit comedy “Two and a Half Men,” and a passionate Christian who now denounces the show as “filth” and says people should stop watching. “You cannot be a true God-fearing person and be on a […]