(RNS) Nearly three in five births to unmarried women across the United States were to women living with their partner — marking the first time a majority of these births were to women in cohabiting relationships, according to a new analysis of federal data released Wednesday (Aug. 13).
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(RNS) According to federal statistics, 41 percent of births are to unmarried mothers. But what if the single mom by choice is a minister, or a rabbi?
(RNS) In yet another sign of polarized society, 49 percent would be unhappy with an unbeliever joining the family.
(RNS) In 1950, about 20 percent of all U.S. marriages were interfaith. Today, that number is 45 percent.
ROME (RNS) “I do not believe you can call this an achievement, much less define it as historic,” said Monsignor Nunzio Galantino. “Speedy divorce will not help anyone.”
MUMBAI, India (RNS) A group of Muslim women in India thinks the path to gender equality lies in the very thing that has been used to oppress them: Shariah. It’s not as much of a paradox as it seems.
(RNS) Bishop Gene Robinson, whose election rocked the Anglican Communion, has announced his divorce from his longtime partner and husband.
(RNS) The law legalizes polygamy, allowing men to marry multiple wives in a country where they previously were permitted to have one.
NASHVILLE (RNS) A new study by Mark Regenerus finds that nearly 50 percent of younger evangelicals had premarital sex, compared to 10 percent of Mormons. Mormons are the least likely religious group to be in a sexually inactive marriage, the research suggests.