WASHINGTON (RNS) — Conservative political action committee CatholicVote is suing President Joe Biden’s administration in an effort to secure records of communication between the U.S. government and Catholic groups in regard to two hot-button issues: humanitarian aid at the...
(RNS) — Since being elected to lead the World Council of Churches earlier this month, the Rev. Jerry Pillay, former general secretary of the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa, has been rebuffing critics who accuse him of making...
(RNS) — At a Friday morning prayer service (June 3), stunned and shattered worshippers gathered to weep, pray, sing and mourn two young women killed at an Iowa church. The service was hours after a fatal shooting in the parking...
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday (May 7) blasted Catholics who, hewing to old-school versions of liturgy like the Latin Mass, have made an ideological battleground of the issue, decrying what he described as devil-inspired divisiveness in the...
The two Christian schools at the center of Carson v. Makin—the case in which the...
(RNS) — The first transgender bishop of the largest Lutheran denomination in the United States has resigned amid criticism over the decision to remove the pastor of a Latino congregation on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in...
Australian-born journalist Elle Hardy’s exposé of global Pentecostalism, released in November by an independent UK...
(RNS) — Religious groups often face tension over vital questions of identity, mission and cultural power: Is it better to be smaller and purer? Or does a big tent that accommodates disagreements give all points of view greater influence? The...
SAO PAULO (RNS) — In a recording reportedly made at a meeting with Brazilian mayors, President Jair Bolsonaro’s education minister, a Presbyterian pastor named Milton Ribeiro, can be heard saying he has been funneling funding to local governments under...
(RNS) — More than 275 Russian Orthodox priests and deacons from around the world have signed an open letter expressing their opposition to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, challenging the Russian government and breaking with the tacit support of the...