(RNS) Christians increasingly find deep meaning in traditions like Passover. But not all Jews, or even Christians, agree on the question: Should non-Jews host...
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(RNS) A fence "would contradict the spirit of the Gospel, Pope Francis's clear message to Europe," said the bishop.
(RNS) Prayer, a scholar finds, is no “fringe activity,” but rather a frequent form of treatment for medical problems.
(RNS) Considering where some of "Game of Thrones" stories left off, religion may come further to the fore in the new season, which starts Sunday (April 24).
(RNS) Slaves, plagues, wine and matzo.
NEW YORK— "Greenleaf," created by "Six Feet Under" writer Craig Wright, tells the story of a wealthy African-American family behind a megachurch, their...
BEIJING — Xian'er can hold a conversation by answering about 20 simple questions about Buddhism and daily life.
(RNS) A leader in the Conservative Jewish movement asks forgiveness from his Dallas congregation.
(RNS) Pope Francis made the cut, as did a few others motivated by their religious beliefs.
(RNS) Prince was a man of faith as much as of music.
(RNS) Catholic bishops had strongly opposed President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The surprise move raises questions about Pope Francis' efforts to clean up Vatican finances.
(RNS) Those fruit slices with no fruit in them inspire a surprising amount of emotion.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The media were not permitted inside, but students who heard her said she urged respect for those who think women should have choice in their...
NEW YORK (RNS) Francis’ papacy prompts a debate, and it’s no joke.