WASHINGTON (RNS) In the wake of Washington’s “peeping rabbi” scandal, some Jewish women say a focus simply on hardware isn’t enough to keep mikvahs safe and sacred.
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(RNS) Leaders of synagogues, schools and community centers are being encouraged to take extra precautions during the Passover holiday this week — but not to give in to fear.
(RNS) The United States will move its freestanding Vatican embassy into the larger American Embassy to Italy, a shift that has drawn criticism from former U.S. envoys.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The tradition of voting for the new pontiff in the Sistine Chapel dates back to the Renaissance, but the location of the voting didn’t become a fixed feature of the conclaves until the 19th century — and only with John Paul II’s rules did the Sistine Chapel become the official theater of papal elections.
(RNS) Following attacks on seven mosques in the last two weeks, many Muslim Americans will mark the end of Ramadan this weekend under a cloud of fear. Their leaders aren't sure how to promote safety without provoking panic. By Omar Sacirbey.