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) — 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) — 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...
TOKYO (AP) — The assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unearthed long-suspected, little-talked-of links between him and a religious group that started in South Korea but has spread its influence around the world. Police and Japanese...
“The strongest precedent for a right to teach a child at home is Roe v....
(RNS) — In his 1992 book “The End of History and the Last Man,” political scientist Francis Fukuyama provocatively and hopefully suggested that authoritarian and collectivist political regimes were on their way out. The end of history did not mean...
QAnon isn’t a cult. I know we want it to be, as numerous pundits have argued....
(RNS) — “Lord, place me … I want to be centered in thy will.” Mixed with the sounds of the iconic pioneer of New Orleans bounce music DJ Jimi, these words written by Elbernita “Twinkie” Clark of the famed...
(RNS) — In July 2021 Stewart Ruch III, bishop of the Anglican Church in North America’s Upper Midwest Diocese, went on leave after making what he called “regrettable errors” in handling cases of abuse in the diocese. By that time,...
On Sunday, an investigation firm called Guidepost Solutions released a 300-page report recounting a disturbingly...