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...
On Halloween, Rhode Island police announced that they had arrested Father James Jackson, the pastor...
(RNS) — See if you can spot the lie: Joel Osteen has three private jets named “The Father,” “The Son,” and “The Holy Spirit”; Jim Bakker has a full amusement park on his property — complete with Bible story-themed...
(RNS) — The Rev. Richard Smith, an Episcopal priest, has been working to improve the lot of workers in California long enough to have protested for farm workers alongside Cesar Chavez in the 1970s during the lettuce strike, when...
In Florida, a state senate committee wants to make it illegal to cause discomfort to...
(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...
(RNS) — Christena Cleveland refuses to be placed in a box. Having built a career as a social psychologist and public theologian on the faculty of Duke Divinity School and with a busy speaking schedule, in 2019, Cleveland left...
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...
(RNS) — While Martin Luther King Jr. Day is mostly commemorated with quotes and clips of King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech and footage of bus boycotts and the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, some of...
Putin has now ordered Russian troops into Donetsk and Luhansk. The first major conflict between...