(RNS) Praise bands aren’t the only forces making church choir directors sing the blues.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Boko Haram, which church leaders and analysts view as an African variation of the Islamic State, is taking over churches in northeastern Nigeria, beheading men and forcing Christian women to convert to Islam.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “He said first it was your turn and now it is our turn. In other words, first Jews suffered savage attacks that were met with the world’s silence and now it is Christians who are being annihilated and the world is silent.”
I have nothing against being “popular,” I just don’t like the cost that usually seems to come with it — a person’s principles.
(RNS) A new British study shows that Muslim women who wear headscarfs think better of their bodies than Muslim women who don’t.
Rather than looking at one of Jesus’ specific divine healing moments, we’ll take a side trip to flesh out why a recurring but semi-hidden toxin kept raising its ugly presence in those story lines. What was the disrupting undercurrent?
(RNS) The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, resigned last week after he wrote a controversial New York Times letter.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Lombardi said Francis would use the same open-topped vehicle he uses to greet crowds in St. Peter’s Square when he travels to the Albanian capital, Tirana.
The Airman is willing to sign a secular version of the Air Force oath but there’s no such legal option
As I’ve said many times before, I’m here to learn, and some things still baffle me. So let’s play 20 questions. I’m posting the questions and you pick a few and tell me what your position is and why.