ATLANTA (RNS) Pope Francis and contemporary Roman Catholicism oppose the death penalty. This is a huge change from the past. How do religious traditions decide when doctrines should, or should not, be updated?
Articles tagged “Baptist”
(Reuters) The former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner said on Wednesday that recent liver surgery revealed he had cancer that had spread to other parts of his body.
The policy says, “Baylor will be guided by the biblical understanding that human sexuality is a gift from God and that physical sexual intimacy is to be expressed in the context of marital fidelity.”
(RNS) Church is “like an ice cream parlor” — we may stop by if we like the flavor, a new survey finds.
(RNS) Rubio is a cradle Catholic who dipped his toes into Mormonism and attended a Southern Baptist megachurch.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) After perestroika, Russians couldn’t get enough evangelical preaching. These days, Ignatenkov said, people are indifferent.
(RNS) The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently voted to remove Brewton-Parker College in Georgia from membership one year after it placed the school on probation over finances.
(RNS) No longer just a former president, he’s Jimmy Carter 3.0: The globe-trotting, Sunday school-teaching, house-building elder statesman is living out his faith through humanitarian causes — seeking to conquer the abuse of women and eradicate global disease.
KIEV, Ukraine (RNS) Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov is neither Ukrainian Orthodox nor Eastern Rite Catholic, and that may be the key to his success at a time when fissures between East and West are threatening to split the country, analysts say.