(RNS) The shootings occurred at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, which is located in Overland Park, about 11 miles south of Kansas City, and at Village Shalom, a retirement home located nearby.
(RNS) Creed frontman Scott Stapp speaks with enthusiasm about reclaiming his life and his relationship with God. He is overjoyed to have escaped death and seeks to “pay my experience forward by helping others.”
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) Parents who attended the first Kansas City Oasis gathering, a “secular community,” talk about how they hope to raise their children in a freethinking environment.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) Kansas City Oasis hopes to provide more layers of connectivity through mom’s groups, other niche get-togethers and service opportunities.
“It’s extremely frustrating. I worked hard to get good credit to look good to lenders and this happens.” – God Gazarov, a Brooklyn, N.Y., businessman who has sued the credit reporting agency Equifax after it rejected him because of his first name. He was quoted by the New York Post.
We’ve got more questions than a Passover Seder. Will Colbert bring a chaplain to ‘Late Night’? Will Pope’s strong words on abuse scandal bring action? More in today’s roundup.
(RNS) In his strongest personal remarks yet on the clergy sex abuse scandal, Pope Francis on Friday asked forgiveness “for the damage” that abusive priests have inflicted on children and pledged that the Catholic Church will not “take one step backward” in addressing the crisis.
(RNS) A year and a half after unveiling a slip of papyrus that she dubbed the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” Harvard Bible scholar Karen King has released the results of long-delayed testing on the controversial fragment that appear to show it is not a modern forgery. But a host of questions remain.