(RNS) During the dramatic diplomatic negotiations over blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, anti-abortion groups in the U.S. hailed Chen as one of their own. But Chen is now in the U.S., and he may not be as “pro-life'' as some of his American supporters assumed. By David Gibson.
Articles tagged “Christians”
(RNS) Doomsday prophet Harold Camping conceded last week that his failed May 21 end-of-the-world prediction was “incorrect and sinful,” but a man who runs a rescue for pets that have been left behind by the Rapture wishes he'd keep on talking. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) Combining a love of sports and passion for the saints, the online “Lent Madness” competition includes 32 saints from the Episcopal calendar of saints who are eliminated one by one through online votes. By Annalisa Musarra.
(RNS) Evangelicals are all over the news, but just who are these Christians? “Actually, that's a question, I'd like to ask somebody, too,” evangelist Billy Graham once said. Here's a primer about these religious types, their history, faith and politics. By Peggy Fletcher Stack.
(RNS) God may hold the whole world in his hand, but Christians around the world can now hold an entire seminary library on a fingertip. By Kay Campbell. 500.