Wednesday, January 26, 2022
(RNS) — On a cold day, a stranger comes to the door of the sanctuary and asks for shelter. What should happen next? The Bible’s Book of Deuteronomy says, “God loves the stranger, giving them food and garments.” The next...
In January 1994, a week after the King holiday, I walked into the lobby of...
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Thousands of people gathered on the National Mall on Friday (Jan. 21) for the March for Life, an annual anti-abortion rally that took on a triumphant tone as attendees looked forward to a pending Supreme Court...
Can public school employees use their position of authority to impose religious rituals on other...
(RNS) — For the last half-century, the issue of abortion has distorted our politics and disfigured the process by which we nominate and appoint judges to the Supreme Court. Absolutists on both sides of the issue have treated abortion...
ROME (AP) — A 2nd-century saint known as a bridge between eastern and western Christianity took another step Thursday toward being declared a doctor of the church, one of the highest honors in the Catholic Church. The head of the...
(RNS) — Afghanistan is the most dangerous country for Christians, according to an annual list put together by the Christian watchdog group Open Doors. It is the first time in two decades that North Korea has not been at...
Last week marked the four-year anniversary since Russell M. Nelson assumed leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and it’s been quite an unexpected ride. When he became the president in January 2018, the general consensus seemed...
(RNS) — Celebrating Dr. King’s birthday in any year reminds all justice-loving and justice-seeking people of the challenges we face and of the unfinished business of economic inequality, political exclusion, and cultural humiliation — the tripod of institutional racism...
(RNS) — George Oliver Wood, the longtime Assemblies of God leader who died this week at age 80, once recalled how he grew up listening to his mother and other women preach. “The Holy Spirit had called them in light...