(RNS) A new app called Instapray, founded by Stanford grad Fryderyk Ovcaric and backed by venture capitalist Peter Thiel among others, is billed as “a safe place that connects people around the world through prayers.” But it also puts some of our worst impulses on display.
Articles tagged “Christian”
(RNS) A new demographic report looks at “the three most important indicators of ‘vitality’ for the Catholic Church” — the number of Catholics, the number of parishes, and the number of priests. Some indicators do not bode well for the church’s future.
(RNS) When it comes to the question of who is and who is not a Christian, the governor should have remembered that clarity is often served by asking the questioner why the question is being asked.
The publisher said it will withdraw the 2010 best-seller “The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven” now that author Alex Malarkey says invented those chats with angels.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) In the first such move in Kenya’s history, the government announced the closure of four mosques in the coastal city of Mombasa, which has been wracked by religious-based violence.
(RNS) Hours after two Palestinians, armed with guns and hatchets, killed four Jewish worshippers and a Druze police officer at a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday (Nov. 18), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the attack a “blood libel.” Why, and what did he mean?
(RNS) Those four in 10 Americans who check “Christian” box on a survey, but never go to church, may really be post-Christian.
(RNS) The newest Gallup poll finds most Christians don’t approve of President Obama and most Muslims do.